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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Library Hours for December 12th – December 20th (Finals Weeks)

December 12 – December 15:  9:00 am – 5:00 pm

December 16, 19 & 20:  8:00 am – 1:00 pm


December 12, 2016 – Library is closed due to weather conditions


Library is closed due to weather.  We will reopen tomorrow.  Thanks so much for your patience.

Caryn Noel


Library Closed December 8, 2016


The Library will be closed on December 8th, 2016.  Preparatory Students should report to the Moose Room, SMAC or tutoring in the Science Center after school.  Normal Library hours will resume on Friday, December 9, 2016. 

Thank you – Caryn Noel


Library Closure for Thanksgiving 2016


It’s time to be Thankful for all the good the Lord has graced us with this year.  Here’s to a peaceful, hopeful, blessed Thanksgiving to all!

With gratitude to our patrons, The Library Team


Thanksgiving Hours

Monday, Nov. 21        9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Tuesday, Nov. 22       8:00 am – 4:00 pm

Wednesday, Nov. 23      CLOSED

Thursday, Nov. 24         CLOSED

Friday, Nov. 25              CLOSED

Regular hours resume  Monday, Nov 28th





Everyone’s allowed a bad century, right?  GO CUBBIES!!!


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