Welcome to Willard Library

Willard Library in Evansville, Indiana, is famous for personal service and treasured special collections. Make the oldest public library in the state your destination... whether you’re a genealogist seeking to uncover the past, or a reader looking for a great book for yourself or your children.

Bah! Green Grinchy Christmas!

Bah! Green Grinchy Christmas!

Dec 14, 2016
4:15 PM - 5:15 PM

"You'er a mean one Mr. Grinch" The Grinch celebrates
50 years!

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Art in the Afternoon Christmas Party

Art in the Afternoon Christmas Party

Dec 15, 2016
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Celebrate the season with us! All children welcome big or small~!

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Family Movie Night

Family Movie Night

Dec 20, 2016
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Come and enjoy Ice Age Collision Course with us!

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Artwork at Willard Library

“Water Street” Print, 1981

“Water Street” Print, 1981

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Willard Library History

April 19, 2006

Willard Library's internationally famous ghost, The Grey Lady, is featured on Syfy Channel's "Ghost Hunters". While they discover nothing while actually filming, the show's stars, Jason and Grant report seeing an unexplained "mist" in the Bayard Room while taking a break from filming.