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

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Writing Center hours for Winter 2015

The Writing Center hours for this semester are:

 Tuesdays: 9:30am – 12:30pm 

 Thursdays: 12:30pm – 3:30pm

 Room 107 (Seminary Computer Lab) – located in the CAC Building





Library Hours for Finals Week and Christmas Break


The Library will hold the following schedule for Finals Week and Christmas Break:

Monday, Dec 15: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Tuesday, Dec 16: 8:00 am – 2:00 pm

Wednesday, Dec 17: 8:00 am – 2:00 pm

Thursday, Dec 18:  8:00 am – 2:00 pm

Friday, Dec. 19:  CLOSED

CLOSED until January 4th



Library Hours for Thanksgiving Holiday


The Library Hours for the Thanksgiving Holiday are:

Monday, Nov. 24        8:00 am – 6:00 pm

Tuesday, Nov. 25       8:00 am – 4:00 pm

 Wednesday, Nov. 26                   CLOSED

  Thursday, Nov. 27                      CLOSED

  Friday, Nov. 28                           CLOSED

Normal business hours resume Monday, Dec 1st



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