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June Events

Willard Library Country Reading Fair 2016 - (Children’s)

May 21, 2016 - Jul 16, 2016 (9:00 AM - 9:00 AM)
Celebrate with us! To honor Indiana's bicentennial 2016 our summer reading theme is all about the tradition of the country, state, and county fairs. Sign up starts May 21st 2016.
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Veg Out With a Good Book - (Children’s)

Jun 01, 2016 (1:30 PM - 2:30 PM)
Nothing says power like a carrot! We all know that super heroes eat their vegetables!
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Family Fun Farm Reading - (Children’s)

Jun 01, 2016 (1:30 PM - 2:30 PM)
A visit with Farmer Joe Martin.
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Willard Library Annual Book Sale - (General)

Jun 04, 2016 (9:00 AM - 2:00 PM)
Must enter through the new addition on the south side of Willard Library!

Area's largest 1 day book sale. Hardbacks $1, Paperbacks $ .50, Children's Books 10 for $1, and All Other Material $ .25
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Summer Chess Program - (General)

Jun 06, 2016 (5:30 PM - 7:30 PM)
Join host and local chess coach, Mike Maguire, for a night of recreational chess matches! All experience levels welcome!
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Willard Stampede - (Children’s)

Jun 16, 2016 (1:30 PM - 2:30 PM)
Take a "Tromp through the Swamp" with Tom Sieling.
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Land Records: Account for Every Acre - (Genealogy)

Jun 20, 2016 (9:30 AM - 10:30 AM)
Stan Schmitt, Title Searcher, County Historian, Willard Library Assistant
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Beginning Genealogy - (Genealogy)

Jun 20, 2016 (9:30 AM - 10:30 AM)
Lyn Martin, Special Collections Librarian, Willard Library
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Families and Histories of Evansville's Westside 1870-1920 - (Genealogy)

Jun 20, 2016 (11:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Karin Marie Kirsch, Archivist, St. Paul's Lutheran Church
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Tips and Strategies for Researching Records in a Language You Don't Know - (Genealogy)

Jun 20, 2016 (2:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Stephen Van Bibber, Researcher, Translator
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Beginning Genealogy - (Genealogy)

Jun 20, 2016 (6:00 PM - 7:00 PM)
Lyn Martin, Special Collections Librarian, Willard Library
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Posey County: Researching at the Working Men's Institute - (Genealogy)

Jun 20, 2016 (6:00 PM - 7:00 PM)
Ryan Rokicki, Director Working Men's Institute
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What I Saw at Cane Ridge: The Great Revival That Transformed Kentucky - (Genealogy)

Jun 21, 2016 (9:30 AM - 10:30 AM)
Eddie Price, Author, Lecturer, Re-enactor
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The Battle of Blue Licks: August 19, 1782 - (Genealogy)

Jun 21, 2016 (11:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Eddie Price, Author, Lecturer, Re-enactor
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Using the DAR Database to Find Your Revolutionary War Patriot - (Genealogy)

Jun 21, 2016 (2:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Melinda King, Registrar, Capt. Henry Vanderburgh Chapter NSDAR
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Perks and Pitfalls of Researching in Germany - (Genealogy)

Jun 21, 2016 (6:00 PM - 7:00 PM)
Brian Lankford, Family Historian, Researcher, SAR
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Black Heritage Trail - (Genealogy)

Jun 21, 2016 (6:00 PM - 7:00 PM)
Kelly Coures, Department of Metropolitan Executive Director
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Keynote Address: Pitfalls, Pratfalls, and Loud-mouthed Children - (Genealogy)

Jun 22, 2016 (9:30 AM - 10:30 AM)
J. Mark Lowe, CG, FUGA

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Road Crews & Jury Selection: Finding an Ancestor Without a Census - (Genealogy)

Jun 22, 2016 (11:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
J. Mark Lowe, CG, FUGA
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Prairie Home Reading Companion - (Children’s)

Jun 22, 2016 (1:30 PM - 2:30 PM)
"Who do you read to?"
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Cheap Land on the Prairie (Or That's What the Railroad Man Said) - (Genealogy)

Jun 22, 2016 (2:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
J. Mark Lowe, CG, FUGA
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Coffins, Urns, & Zip-Lock Bags: Burial Customs and Cemetery Stories - (Genealogy)

Jun 22, 2016 (6:00 PM - 7:00 PM)
J. Mark Lowe, CG, FUGA
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Tombstone Art - (Genealogy)

Jun 23, 2016 (9:30 AM - 10:30 AM)
Brenda Joyce Jerome, Certified Genealogist, Author, Publisher
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Finding Your Ancestor's Land Using GPS - (Genealogy)

Jun 23, 2016 (11:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Susan Hansen, Regent, Capt. Henry Vanderburgh Chapter NSDAR
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Tri-State Early German History 1816-1916 - (Genealogy)

Jun 23, 2016 (2:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Karin Marie Kirsch, Archivist, St. Paul's Lutheran Church
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St. John's UCC 1850-2015: History and Records - (Genealogy)

Jun 23, 2016 (6:00 PM - 7:00 PM)
Stephen Van Bibber, Researcher, Translator
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Women in the Civil War - (Genealogy)

Jun 23, 2016 (6:00 PM - 7:00 PM)
Sue Berry, DAR, UDC, NSDU
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Evansville Workforce in World War in Pictures and Prose - (Genealogy)

Jun 24, 2016 (9:30 AM - 10:30 AM)
Harold Morgan, Historian, Author
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Researching German-Speaking Ancestors From France - (Genealogy)

Jun 24, 2016 (11:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Stephen Van Bibber, Translator, Researcher
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Early Schools in Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Indiana - (Genealogy)

Jun 24, 2016 (2:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Pat Sides, Archivist, Willard Library
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Printing/ Publishing Your Family History: Practical Advice - (Genealogy)

Jun 24, 2016 (2:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Eddie Wildt, Owner, Evansville Bindery
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