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.

Independence Day

Independence Day

Jul 03, 2015 - Jul 05, 2015
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Willard Library will be OPEN:
Friday July 3, 2015 9am - 5:30pm

Willard Library will be CLOSED:
Saturday July 4, 2015

and will RE-OPEN: Sunday July 5, 2015 at 1pm

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Do It Yourself Duct Tape

Do It Yourself Duct Tape

Jul 08, 2015
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Demonstrations and making your own duct tape animal.

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The History of North Main Street and the Jacobsville District

The History of North Main Street and the Jacobsville District

Jul 14, 2015
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Come celebrate Jacobsville's 163rd birthday with us!

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Artwork at Willard Library

Blue Cloisonne Vases

Willard Library History

June 18, 1986

The Library announced construction of a climate-controlled room in the basement for storing rare documents, such as letters and photos.