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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Late start and August Summer Hours


Late Start and August Hours:

The Library will open at 11:30 on Monday, August 14.  The Library will close for Mass on August 15th @ 2:00 pm.

The Library will close for Faculty meetings on August 21 (morning) and August 22 and  23 at 1:15.

The Library hours for August 21 – 31:  Monday – Thursday, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm and Friday 8:00 am – 4:00 pm.

Remember, Library resources are available 24/7 @:  Maida Library Catalog




2017 Summer Hours

 Library Hours for July & August:

We are closed the first week of July (July 3 – 7) and will re-open on July 10th.

Library Hours are 10 am – 4pm, Monday – Thursday


Library Late Start and Summer Break

The Library will open at 10:00 on Thursday, May 18 and Friday May 19, 2017.

The Library will close from May 25 – June 16, 2017. Summer hours will begin on Monday, June 19, 2017.

Peace and Blessings,


Library Closed May 8 – 10

The Library IS CLOSED May 8 – 10 for Seminary Faculty meetings.  Students should report to the SMAC or the Moose Room after school.

Normal hours resume Thursday, May 9.

Thank you,

Caryn Noel



Theology Comprehensive Examination, Friday, April 28th, 2:00 pm


SS. Cyril & Methodius Seminary

Announces an MA (Theology) Comprehensive Examination

Rev. Mr. Przemyslaw Bak

Diocese of Brooklyn, New York

Will present:  The Family According to Contemporary Polish Moral Theologians


Examination Board:

Rev. Gregory Banazak, Chair

Very Rev. Canon Walter Ptak

Fr. Dc. Joshua Genig

Friday, April 28, 2017

2:00 pm CAC Room 109

All are welcome to attend


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