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.

Do It Yourself Personal History

Do It Yourself Personal History

Jul 29, 2015
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Presenting entrepreneurs from the Evansville community.

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Do It Yourself Grand Finale!

Do It Yourself Grand Finale!

Aug 01, 2015
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Join us for a grand time in Willard Park. We will be celebrating the end of another great summer reading program.

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Back to School Bash!

Back to School Bash!

Aug 05, 2015
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Join us for some back to school fun! There will be a drawing for 2 backpacks complete with school supplies. Child must be present to win.

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Artwork at Willard Library

Mixed Medium, Willard Library in Winter, 1988

Mixed Medium, Willard Library in Winter, 1988

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Willard Library History

September 1975

Friends of Willard Library conducted its first annual used book sale at the old Farmers' Market across First Avenue from the Library, a tradition that continues to this day.