Edgar A. Thronson Library

DCAD Library


2016 Summer library hours


Monday – Friday         9 AM   – 5 PM

The Edgar A. Thronson art library houses a collection of more than 18,000 books, videos, sound files, digital images, electronic resources, as well as subscriptions to art and design periodicals.  The collection of art and design resources supports and supplements DCAD's intellectual and artistic goals; with particularly strong collections in animation, art history, fine arts, graphic design, illustration, interior design, and photography.  Search the library's collection by accessing the online catalog at www.dcad.edu/library or by visiting the library in person.


The Delaware College of Art and Design Library is located at 600 North Market Street in Wilmington, Delaware on the third floor. The Library is open to students, faculty and staff of the College. We are open to the public for reference and research Monday through Friday by appointment.           

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The DCAD Library Blog, connecting library resources to library users, can be found at dcadlibrary.wordpress.com. See examples of student artwork from class assignments, original poetry, book & film reviews, student club announcements, and more.  Submissions are welcome from DCAD students, alumni, staff and friends.  Please email the librarian.  Thanks!