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.

Back to School Bash!

Back to School Bash!

Aug 30, 2016
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

School is back in session! Join the Willard Library Movie Club.

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Duct tape fun

Duct tape fun

Aug 31, 2016
4:15 PM - 5:15 PM

Clever fun with duct tape.

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Better Books Book Sale

Better Books Book Sale

Sep 06, 2016 - Sep 13, 2016
9:00 PM - 5:30 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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Artwork at Willard Library

Clerk’s Desk

Willard Library History

1992

As the Library was inundated with old county records, interest grew in acquiring the Municipal Market building across First Avenue. However, the building was not acquired.