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.

T. D. Waddles

T. D. Waddles

Nov 26, 2014
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Join us to celebrate Turkey Day. We are thankful to be part of the community! What are you thankful for?

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Willard Library Will Be Closed for Thanksgiving

Willard Library Will Be Closed for Thanksgiving

Nov 27, 2014
9:00 AM - 5:30 PM

Willard Library will be closed Thursday November 27th for Thanksgiving
and WILL RE-OPEN Friday November 28th at 9am.

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Mystery Sleuths

Mystery Sleuths

Dec 01, 2014
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Alpine Winter by Mary Daheim
Christmas Party & book exchange

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Artwork at Willard Library

Plate of Willard Library

Plate of Willard Library

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Willard Library History

1966

In the fall, microfilming projects were underway covering the Journal from 1871 to 1936 and the Courier from 1875 to 1930. The Indiana State Library and William Caddick of the Courier underwrote all but $200 of this project.