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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YEAH! IT’S TIME FOR THE POLISH COUNTRY FAIR!

For the Memorial Day Holiday, the Adam Cardinal Maida Alumni Library will observe the following hours:

 

Friday, May 27th:         8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Saturday, Sunday, Monday – CLOSED

Tuesday, May 31:        8:00 am – 12:00 pm

 

Congratulations, SSCMS Graduates!

As Spring approaches, a sense of anticipation hits the air . . . blossoms, birds, and the delight of a new commencement for our Seminary.  Please take a moment to wish the following students good luck as they follow their unimagined path as they continue in the Lord’s work:

  • Master of Divinity –  Deacon Pawel Bala, Deacon Lukasz Blicharski, Daniel Cymer, Deacon Miroslaw Czaja, Deacon Bartosz Kunat, Deacon Rafal Ligenza, Deacon Marcin Michalowski, Deacon Daniel Rajski, and Deacon Michal Szyszka.
  • Master of Arts in Pastoral Ministry – Paula Anne Dixon and Lori J. Feiler

Congratulations, Graduates!    May God Bless and Keep You All!    It was pleasure serving you – The Library

 

An Easter Blessing from the Maida Library

In observance of the Easter holiday, the Adam Cardinal Maida Alumni Library will close Wednesday, April 20 through Monday, April 25.

We will return to normal business hours, Tuesday, April 26th.

Wishing you a very joyous, blessed Easter!

 

The Poet & The Lion – share a spring evening with Chopin & Liszt

 

Marian Sobula Piano Concert
April 9, 2011 The Poet and the Lion

 

 

ORCHARD LAKE, MI – The Polish Mission of Orchard Lake Schools, in cooperation with the Chopin Foundation of the United States and the Edward and Josephine Wikiera Foundation, will host a concert by Yamaha Music Foundation First Prize Winner, pianist Marian Sobula.  The Poet and the Lion piano concert event commemorates the beautiful friendship between legendary pianists Frédéric Chopin and Franz Liszt, and will open with a special performance by the St. Mary’s Prep Ensemble.

The event will take place Saturday April 9th.  Tickets are $30, and the event will include a reception at 5pm in lower level of the Adam Cardinal Maida Alumni Library for exquisite Hors d’œuvres where guests will view a special art expo by the Lakeland Society of Artists.  The featured artist is renowned watercolorist Donna Andruccioli Vogelheim.  The concert will begin at 7pm in the Shrine Chapel of Our Lady of Orchard Lake, where the St. Mary’s Prep ensemble will open with three historic pieces specially selected from our archives.

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