General Information

Library Cards

To check out library material or use a library computer, you must present a valid Willard Library card.

There is no fee for a library card if you reside, work, or attend school in Evansville, and can verify your current address with a legal photo ID.

Indiana residents may receive a Willard Library card at no cost by displaying their home library card and verifying their current address with a legal photo ID.

Non-Indiana residents may receive a Willard Library card for a fee of $35 per year by displaying their home library card and verifying their current address with a legal photo ID.

Circulation Policies

  • All items not marked as “Reference” or “Special Collection” may be borrowed.
  • Loan Period is 2 weeks.
  • Renewals for an additional 2 weeks may be made by phone, e-mail, or in person. Items on hold for another patron may not be renewed.
  • Borrowing Limit is 100 items at a time, per patron.
  • Holds may be placed in person, by phone, or by e-mail for any item in circulation or on order. Notification of material availability is made by phone, mail, or e-mail. Items are available for pick up for eight days after notification is made.
  • Book Returns may be made at the circulation desk during library hours, or 24 hours a day at the book return at the library entrance. Books may also be returned to any Evansville-Vanderburgh County Public Library location.
  • Test Book Deposits of $10 (refundable) are required for GED and ASVAB test books.
  • Overdue Fines of 70 cents per item are assessed for items overdue by 15 days or more. The maximum possible fine is $6 at a time.
  • Loss/Damage Fines for lost or damaged items are determined by the librarian.

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