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.

Magnolias

Magnolias

Mar 10, 2015
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Unbroken is a biography of World War II hero Louis Zamperini,

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Simple Machines that work!

Simple Machines that work!

Mar 10, 2015 - Mar 11, 2015
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

The levers, pulleys and wheels are the best! "Plane" and simple!

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World War II Training Camps in the Tri-State

World War II Training Camps in the Tri-State

Mar 11, 2015
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Learn how local soldiers prepared for war...

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Artwork at Willard Library

Portrait of Marcia Wheeler, 1999

Portrait of Marcia Wheeler, 1999

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Willard Library History

1969

The remodeled Children's Room opened in the Library's basement. The opening also marked the beginning of Sunday library hours for the Children's Room; previously only the adult department had been open on Sundays.