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.

Toddler Time

Toddler Time

Oct 22, 2018 - Dec 29, 2018
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Come play, learn and make new friends!

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Saving Grandma’s Photo Album

Saving Grandma’s Photo Album

Dec 11, 2018
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Mark Soper will demonstrate photo scanning and archiving techniques, as well as the steps needed to transform and digitally repair photos using Photoshop Elements.

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Willard Library Crafty Closet

Willard Library Crafty Closet

Dec 12, 2018
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

See what the "Crafty Closet" at Willard has to offer.

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Artwork at Willard Library

Photograph of Samuel Bayard

Photograph of Samuel Bayard

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Willard Library History

February 1957

A microfilm viewer was installed. Film of the Evansville Gazette, published between 1821 and 1824, was ordered from the Library of Congress and the Indiana State Library; and the Evansville Courier was being put on film.