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.

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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Mystery Sleuths

Mystery Sleuths

Oct 06, 2014
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Hollywood Station by Joseph Wambaugh

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Voodoo in the Big Easy

Voodoo in the Big Easy

Oct 07, 2014
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Let us cast a spell over you with voodoo phenomena!

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Artwork at Willard Library

Large Portrait of George Washington and Horse

Large Portrait of George Washington and Horse

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Willard Library History

January 1887

The City Council released Willard Library real estate from delinquent and current taxes and from assessments for improvements, in exchange for 296 feet of frontage on Water Street adjacent to the City Wharf.