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Liberty cannot be enjoyed by an uneducated people. -Fr. Joseph Dabrowski

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Independence Day Closure


Monday, July 4 – Sunday, July 10, 2022

Regular hours resume on Monday, July 11, 2022


St. Jerome: Patron Saint of Librarians

St. Jerome, saint and Doctor of the Church, patron saint of librarians and libraries, archivists, Bible scholars, schoolchildren, students, and translators. St. Jerome is best known for his translation of most of the Bible into Latin (the translation later known as the Vulgate) and his commentaries on the Gospels. In art often shown with lion, in cardinal attire, with cross, skull, trumpet, owl, books, and writing materials.

On September 30, 2020, St. Jerome’s feast day, his life was celebrated with The Apostolic Letter SCRIPTURAE SACRAE AFFECTUS of Pope Francis On the Sixteen Hundredth Anniversary of the Death of Saint Jerome.

Jan van Eyck – Saint Jerome in His Study – 25.4 – Detroit Institute of Arts


Black History Month – a prolific writer and a great site – check it out!

W. E. B. Du Bois: Online Resources

Compiled by Angela McMillian, Digital Reference Specialist

The digital collections of the Library of Congress contain a wide variety of material associated with W. E. B. Du Bois, including manuscripts, photographs, and books. This guide compiles links to digital materials related to W. E .B. Du Bois that are available throughout the Library of Congress Web site. In addition, it provides links to external Web sites focusing on Du Bois and a bibliography containing selected works for both general and younger readers.

Library of Congress Web Site | External Web Sites | Selected Bibliography


October 22, 2020 – ST. JOHN PAUL II FEAST DAY

Orchard Lake Schools celebrates THE FEAST OF ST.JOHN PAUL THE GREAT

Event Details

JPII Feast Day Poster (PDF)



St. John Paul II was born in the Polish town of Wadowice on May 18, 1920. Elected pope in 1978, St. John Paul II was head of the Catholic Church from 1978 to 2005.

Happy 100 Birthday, St.John Paul II !!!

Happy 100 Birthday, St.John Paul II !!!