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.

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Library Hours for the Fall Semester


Effective September 6 through December 16, 2016

Monday   8:00 am 6:00 pm
Tuesday   8:00 am 6:00 pm
Wednesday   8:00 am 6:00 pm
Thursday   8:00 am 6:00 pm
Friday   8:00 am 4:00 pm
Saturday & Sunday   CLOSED


Please check our website for holiday closures & after-hours resources.


Library Closed for Labor Day Holiday


The Adam Cardinal Maida Alumni Library will close Friday, September 2 and Monday, September 5 for Labor Day.

Normal business hours resume, Tuesday, September 6, 2016.

Please enjoy a safe, restful weekend.

Blessings — The Library Team





Library hours for August 2016

School is right around the corner!  We’re here to help!

Library hours for August 2016

August 1 – 12:  8 am – 2 pm, closed Fridays

(Monday, August 12th – closing at noon for training session)

August 15 – 19:  8 am – 4 pm

August 22 – Sept 1: 8 am – 5 pm



July hours for the Library


July Hours for the Adam Cardinal Maida Alumni Library

The Library is closed the week of July 4 through July 8, 2016

Monday – Thursday:  8:00 am – 2:00 pm

Friday, Saturday and Sunday – Closed

Due to our data migration, services are limited.  No inter-library loans are available until September. 

Please call if you have any questions or require any special assistance during the months of July or August.  248.706.4211


Library hours for June and July

Happy Summer!

The Library Summer hours are as follows:

June 1 – 30, 2016:

Monday – Friday – 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

July 11 – 29, 2016:

Monday – Thursday – 8:00 am – 2:00 pm

Friday – CLOSED

The Library is closed the week of July 4 – 8, 2016




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Library Staff

Caryn Noel - 248.706.4212

Judy Edwards - 248.683.0525

Beata Owczarski - 248.683.0524

Contact Information

3535 Indian Trail, Orchard Lake, MI 48324