Salzmann Library

Salzmann Library

A Catholic Library Open to All

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.

Salzmann Libarary

Research and Writing Aids

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

Switch         Topcat

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.

Catholic Research Resources Alliance

Children's Story Time

Bring your children to the library on Saturday, May 4 at 9:00 a.m. for a reading of Taste and See: The Goodness of the Lord by Therese Johnson Borchard and Phyllis V. Saroff.

Library Hours

Tuesday – Noon to 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday - 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Thursday - Noon to 8:00 p.m.
Friday - 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Saturday – 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Sunday - Closed
Monday - Closed

Contact Us

Salzmann Library has an experienced staff who welcomes your visits, emails and calls.

Main Library Number

Mark Schrauth

Marijo Boushon
Librarian Assistant



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