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 Thanksgiving Holiday

Thanksgiving Hours

Monday, Nov. 23      8:00 am – 6:00 pm

Tuesday, Nov. 24       8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Wednesday, Nov. 25                   CLOSED

Thursday, Nov. 26                       CLOSED

Friday, Nov. 27                           CLOSED

Regular hours resume Monday, Nov 30th

Enjoy a Safe and Blessed Holiday!


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New Writing Center Hours in the CAC as of November 1, 2015


Mondays: 10:00am – 1:00pm

Wednesdays: 12:30pm – 3:30pm

Fridays: 12:30pm – 3:30pm

on the following dates: November 13, 20, and December 4


Library closed @ 12:00 pm on Tuesday, November 3rd for Board of Regents Meeting


The Library will close @ 12:00 pm on Tuesday, November 3rd for the Board of Regents Meeting and will remain closed for the remainder of the day. We will be unable to serve you after 12:00 pm, including after school hours.

Normal business hours will resume on Wednesday, November 4th.  We are sorry for any inconvenience.

The Library Team


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