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 Summer Hours

Library Hours Summer 2015

Effective July 1 through August 14, 2015

Monday                8:30 am – 4:30pm

Tuesday               8:30 am – 4:30pm

Wednesday          8:30 am – 4:30pm

Thursday              8:30 am – 4:30pm

Friday, Saturday & Sunday              CLOSED


 – Thank you


Library closed from July 9 thru July 14 for roof repair

We apologize for any inconvenience.  We look forward to serving you soon.

Thank you for your patience – the Library team



Women of Grace Retreat

Women of Grace Retreat 2015 - July 17, 18 and 19, 2015

Women of Grace Retreat 2015 – July 17, 18 and 19, 2015


Campus Closure – June 26 – July 5, 2015


The Orchard Lake Schools will close from June 26 through July 5, 2015.  During this time the Library will close as well.


Partial hours for Friday, June 19

Due to an offsite meeting, the Library will close at noon on June 19, 2015.  Thank you.


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