Salzmann Library

Salzmann Library

Salzmann Library

Browse the shelves of the Seminary library

Salzmann Library, located on the campus of Saint Francis de Sales Seminary, serves the general public, especially college and graduate students, teachers, and all who work or volunteer at the parishes, schools and ministries in the Archdiocese of Milwaukee. It contains more than 80,000 volumes, primarily in ministry and theology with a strong canon law collection.

Unique to Salzmann Library is the Weakland Collection: Articles, books, speeches and videos by or about Archbishop Emeritus Rembert Weakland, OSB. Also collected are the theses written by Saint Francis de Sales Seminary graduates.

Salzmann Library

Research and writing aids

Salzmann Library belongs to SWITCH, a consortium of eight academic libraries in the Milwaukee area that share an online catalog called TOPCAT. Salzmann Library patrons can borrow from or use any SWITCH library.

Find books, journals and media in TOPCAT.

Find online journals in E-JOURNAL PORTAL.


Salzmann Selections

Book Discussion Group
The group will meet on Thursday, January 29 at 6:30 p.m. in Clare Hall on the Seminary campus to discuss the fiction of Marilynne Robinson.  Click here for more details.

The group will also meet on Thursday, March 5 at 6:30 p.m. in Clare Hall on the Seminary campus to discuss Selma of the North: Civil Rights Insurgency in Milwaukee by Patrick D. Jones.

Sign-up to be on the Salzmann Selections email list to get monthly book club updates.


Follow us on our blog!

Library staff member Mark Schrauth has his own blog on the website of the Milwaukee Catholic Herald newspaper. Be sure to check Mark's posts for the latest news and reading suggestions from Salzmann Library!


Recent additions to our collection

View a list of materials recently added to the Salzmann Library.

Library hours

Tuesday – Noon to 8:00 pm
Wednesday - 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Thursday - Noon to 8:00 pm
Friday - 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Saturday – 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Sunday - Closed
Monday - Closed

The Library will be closed Tuesday, December 23 through Thursday, January 1 for Christmas.

The Library will also be closed on Friday, January 9 for a Seminary event.

 

Contact us

Salzmann Library has an experienced staff who welcomes your visits, e-mails and calls.

Kathy Frymark
Director
414.747.6478

Mark Schrauth
Assistant Librarian
414.747.6476
 

 

Many ways to give

Any donation to the Seminary is greatly appreciated, and there are many options for giving.
To make an online donation, visit a secure payment site.

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