The Borromeo Seminary Library maintains strengths in the perennial philosophical tradition regarding each of the seven systematic areas covered by the philosophy curriculum. The library acquires works concerning the Christian philosophical tradition, broadly construed. The library acquires the most influential contemporary works of philosophy that are outside the above traditions. The library also maintains subscriptions to prominent philosophy journals.
The Vincent G. Marotta Collection
The Borromeo Seminary Library is also the library for St. Mary’s Seminary and Graduate School of Theology. The philosophy section of the Bruening- Marotta Library is known as the Vincent G. Marotta Collection. The library supports the curricula in philosophy and religious studies offered to the Borromeo seminarians on this campus. The Grasselli Library supports the liberal arts curricula taken by Borromeo seminarians at John Carroll University.
Hours and Users
The library is open during the following hours:
Monday through Thursday 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Sunday 1:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
These hours are subject to change. Please check with the library office for days when the library may be closed and for special dates and times when the library hours may be adjusted.