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.

Cuisine Crazy

Cuisine Crazy

Jun 28, 2017
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Presentation provided by Pappy and Grammy's Popcorn.

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Let it Go!

Let it Go!

Jul 05, 2017
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Join us for a Picnic in Willard Park, weather and butterflies permitting.

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Summer Chess Saturdays

Summer Chess Saturdays

Jul 08, 2017
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Join local chess coach, Mike Maguire, for a fun afternoon of recreational chess matches! All ages and experience levels welcome!

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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

May 1944

The Board gave the Evansville School Corporation permission to use part of Willard Park for recreational purposes.