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 of 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.

Learn more about TOPCAT and the SWITCH Library Consortium

Salzmann Selections

Join the group to discuss any of the works written about Blessed Solanus Casey, on Thursday, April 19 at 6:30 p.m. in the library.  Learn more here.

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

Salzmann Library Lecture

Fr. Martin Pable, OFM Cap, will take a look at Blessed Solanus Casey on Tuesday, April 24 at 7:.00 p.m. in the Seminary's Inner Commons.  Learn more here.

Children's Story Time

Bring your children to a reading of The Beautiful World that God Made by Rhonda Gowler Greene and Anne Wilson on Saturday, April 28 at 10:30 a.m. Learn more here.

Follow Us on Our Blog

Librarian Mark Schrauth has his own blog on the Catholic Herald's website. Check Mark's posts for the latest news and reading suggestions from Salzmann Library!

Recent Additions to Our Collection

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

Contact Us

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

Mark Schrauth

Marijo Zielinski
Librarian Assistant



Many ways to give

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