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.
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
The book discussion group will meet on Thursday, September 21 at 6:30 p.m. in the library to discuss Dorothy Day: The World Will Be Saved by Beauty: An Intimate Portrait of My Grandmother by Kate Hennessey. More details.
Sign-up to be on the Salzmann Selections email list to get monthly book club updates.
Children's Story Time
Bring your children to the library on Saturday, September 23 at 10:30 a.m. for a reading of Martin de Porres: The Rose in the Desert, written by Gary D. Schmidt and illustrated by David Diaz. More details.
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.
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 on Saturday, September 2 for the Labor Day weekend.
Salzmann Library has an experienced staff who welcomes your visits, e-mails and calls.