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.

Better Books Book Sale

Better Books Book Sale

Sep 02, 2014 - Sep 07, 2014
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Antique, rare, signed 1st editions, sets and collectible books on sale at greatly reduced prices when compared other antiquarian booksellers.

Sale open during regular library business hours.

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 Apples and Answers

Apples and Answers

Sep 03, 2014
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Nutrition and beauty all rolled up in a wonderful apple!

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Mystery Sleuths

Mystery Sleuths

Sep 08, 2014
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Murder She Wrote: Close-Up on Murder
by: Jessica Fletcher & Donald Bain

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Artwork at Willard Library

Willard Library and Other Notable Buildings of Evansville

Willard Library and Other Notable Buildings of Evansville

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Willard Library History

1969

The remodeled Children's Room opened in the Library's basement. The opening also marked the beginning of Sunday library hours for the Children's Room; previously only the adult department had been open on Sundays.