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.

Chill Out and Read!

Chill Out and Read!

Jan 11, 2017 - Mar 01, 2017
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Join the fun! Stay inside and curl up with a great book!

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Willard Kids Ukulele Program

Willard Kids Ukulele Program

Feb 27, 2017
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Come and join us for Ukulele fun!

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Love of Poetry

Love of Poetry

Feb 27, 2017
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Celebrate poetry with local authors!

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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

1959

Book circulation continued to increase, with 7,643 more books checked out than during 1958.