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.

Willard Library Country Reading Fair 2016

Willard Library Country Reading Fair 2016

May 21, 2016 - Jul 04, 2016
9:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Celebrate with us! To honor Indiana's bicentennial 2016 our summer reading theme is all about the tradition of the country, state, and county fairs. Sign up starts May 21st 2016.

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Get Zen! Adult Coloring Program

Get Zen! Adult Coloring Program

May 31, 2016
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Stop by Willard Library’s Adult Services Department every Tuesday in May for some stress-relieving Crayola-therapy!

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Veg Out With a Good Book

Veg Out With a Good Book

Jun 01, 2016
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Nothing says power like a carrot! We all know that super heroes eat their vegetables!

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Artwork at Willard Library

Pastel Portrait of Colonel Charles Denby

Pastel Portrait of Colonel Charles Denby

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Willard Library History

July 29, 1982

Fantasy Animals in the Park, a series of five whimsical stained-glass designs by Charlotte Paul, a stained glass artist from Bloomington, Indiana, were installed in the Children's Room. They were dedicated in memory of former Head Librarian Gray Davis Williams.