Maida Alumni Library Inside

Maida Alumni Library Inside

The Adam Cardinal Maida Alumni Library is located in Orchard Lake, Michigan. The Library serves the students of SS. Cyril and Methodius Seminary and St. Mary’s Preparatory as well as the clients of the Polish Mission.

Adam Cardinal Maida Alumni Library

Adam Cardinal Maida Alumni Library

The library is also home to a collection entirely in Polish on a number of topics and is also home to a rare book collection that focuses on Poland and Polonia.

Library Collections

Library Collections

The library has more than 96,000 volumes and 150 subscriptions to academic journals. The library is also a part of OCLC.

Special Events & Exhibits

Special Events & Exhibits

This Web site is intended to inform our community of developments and emerging models for the creation, sharing, publishing, and archiving of scholarship. We will regularly update the site with information about developing issues, policy debates, tools you can use, and proposed models.

Polish & Rare Books

Polish & Rare Books

The library’s Rare Book Room houses Polish-language books published before 1946, and books in other languages which are considered Rare because of age, subject matter, fragility, or provenance.

Individualized Research

Individualized Research

We also accept appointments for more in-depth individualized research needs. Please call or email the library if you wish to have extended one-on-one time with a librarian.

News Archive

Need Assistance After Hours?
Contact us: library@sscms.edu
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LIBRARY CLOSURE

LIBRARY CLOSED

Wednesday, November 18, 2020 to Monday, January 4, 2021.

 

October 22, 2020 – ST. JOHN PAUL II FEAST DAY

Orchard Lake Schools celebrates THE FEAST OF ST.JOHN PAUL THE GREAT

Event Details

JPII Feast Day Poster (PDF)

 

St. Jerome: Patron Saint of Librarians

St. Jerome, saint and Doctor of the Church, patron saint of librarians and libraries, archivists, Bible scholars, schoolchildren, students, and translators. St. Jerome is best known for his translation of most of the Bible into Latin (the translation later known as the Vulgate) and his commentaries on the Gospels. In art often shown with lion, in cardinal attire, with cross, skull, trumpet, owl, books, and writing materials.

This year on September 30, St. Jerome’s feast day, his life was celebrated with The Apostolic Letter SCRIPTURAE SACRAE AFFECTUS of Pope Francis On the Sixteen Hundredth Anniversary of the Death of Saint Jerome.

http://www.vatican.va/content/francesco/en/apost_letters/documents/papa-francesco-lettera-ap_20200930_scripturae-sacrae-affectus.html

Jan van Eyck – Saint Jerome in His Study – 25.4 – Detroit Institute of Arts
https://www.dia.org/art/collection/object/saint-jerome-his-study-44739

 

HAPPY 100 BIRTHDAY, ST.JOHN PAUL II

St. John Paul II was born in the Polish town of Wadowice on May 18, 1920. Elected pope in 1978, St. John Paul II was head of the Catholic Church from 1978 to 2005.

Happy 100 Birthday, St.John Paul II !!!

Happy 100 Birthday, St.John Paul II !!!

 

New Library Resources

 

The Library has just received some great resource trials.  We’d really like the feedback of our entire campus community on the following database and sets of eBooks:

If you are off campus, you may be prompted for a user id and password.  Please use the following:

User ID: cyril
Password: pray4me

If you have any questions or comments, please feel free to contact the Library. Happy Research!