The library is now open for curbside pickup service only. Please call 414-747-6479 or email Mark Schrauth with your requests and to make arrangements for pickup. Returns can be placed in the book drop outside the front door.
At this time, there is limited resource sharing between SWITCH libraries, so some materials may take longer to receive. Thank you for your patience!
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.
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.
The Catholic Research Resources Alliance is also an excellent source which provides free access to search a variety of Catholic archival materials. It includes a collection of searchable Catholic newspapers, along with other Catholic academic resources.
Salzmann Library is open for curside pickup service only.
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
Salzmann Library has an experienced staff who welcomes your visits, e-mails and calls.