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Coming Saturday, May 12th at 7:30 pm in the Arden Gild Hall!

William Francis – A Delaware writer of fiction and non-fiction
will be pleased to answer questions about his publications,
and sign copies of his recent book for those in the audience.

In his most recent story, The Katie Dugan Case, Mr. Francis researched a number of notable Wilmingtonians, in his sleuthing of a “cold case” from 1892, loosely modeled on an actual unsolved murder and the suicide of Louis du Pont. A native of Newark, he has compiled four photo histories of the area.

Recent Author Readings
On Saturday, March 3rd, Gordon Hesse

Gordon Hesse, Arden Author

A big thank you to Gordon Hesse, Arden author of Island Beach:  a Sonnet in the Sands, for sharing his extensive knowledge and history of this wonderful and historic natural treasure.

This stunning barrier island state park borders the Atlantic Ocean and Barnegat Bay at the central Jersey Shore, displaying seasonal changes that continue to fascinate.

The evening provided us with an early “taste” of summer at the shore!


On Friday, Friday, April 13th at 7:30 area New York Times bestselling author and poet, Marisa de los Santos, read from her newest book.

Reading by Marisa de los Santos

Thank you to Marisa de los Santos, author of I’ll Be Your Blue Sky set on the lower Delaware Bay, in a guest house inherited from a woman she barely knew before receiving the house from her, our heroine explores the human layers between 1950’s and the present and the connections that bind us together.

The Library Gild is a Club-sponsored and community-supported library open to the public. The library is a busy place and attracts readers of all ages. It is located at the Gild Hall.

HOURS (updated 3/17/2016)
Sunday, 2:30-4:00 p.m.
Wednesday, 7:30-9:00 p.m.
Thursday, 3:00 – 4:30 p.m.
Saturday (October-May) after Dinner Gild suppers – 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.

ON-LINE CATALOG is currently offline while migration to the new Arden Club website is taking place.