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.

Fall and Spice

Fall and Spice

Oct 01, 2014
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Fall and Spice everything Nice! How were these old kitchen gadgets and do-dads used? The history of cinnamon and other spices.

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Epidemic Evansville

Epidemic Evansville

Oct 01, 2014
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Local historian Harold Morgan and Vanderburgh County Historian Stan Schmitt take us on a journey back to early epidemics in Evansville, local hospitals and the treatment they provided.

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CLOSED FOR CONSTRUCTION

CLOSED FOR CONSTRUCTION

Oct 03, 2014
9:00 AM - 5:30 PM

Willard Library will be closed Fri, Oct. 3, 2014 to run electrical service to the new addition.

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Artwork at Willard Library

“Fantasy Animals in the Park” Stained Glass Windows

“Fantasy Animals in the Park” Stained Glass Windows

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Willard Library History

November 6, 1986

The church of the Latter-Day Saints (LDS) microfilmed its local records, an effort coordinated by Special Collections Librarian Joan Elliott.