Cardinal Stafford Library

Contact Us

Circulation Questions? Call 303-715-3228

Reference Questions? Call 303-715-3146

Welcome to the Library!

As of September 2022, the Library is open only by appointment from 10am-2pm Monday-Friday. Contact a library staff member to schedule your appointment. The Library’s Interlibrary Loan service allows faculty and students from St. John Vianney Seminary and the Augustine Institute only to obtain materials from other libraries that are unavailable at Cardinal Stafford Library.

A short Library timeline:

  • 1932 – Formal organization of the Library by the Seminary
  • 1956 – Our current space finished construction
  • 2014 – Climate control renovations occurred
  • 2018 – New lighting installed
  • 2019 – Flooring in the Reading Room was refinished
  • 2020 – Existing furniture in the Reading Room was beautified
  • 160,000 – Approximate number of volumes held by the Library

While you’re in the Library, be sure to spend some time in the Reading Room, look at one of our over 150 subscription journals, relax in the G.K. Chesterton Reading Room, or browsing the book sale in the Friends of the Library Reading Room. Be sure to come with questions for the staff, we can help you locate the materials you need.

See you soon!

Stephen Sweeney
Director of the Library

Library Hours

Only by appointment – Monday-Friday