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.

Monster Mash-Up

Monster Mash-Up

Oct 05, 2016
4:15 PM - 5:15 PM

Invent your own monster! Who will you be this holiday?

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Halloween Movie Night

Halloween Movie Night

Oct 10, 2016
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Bring the family for a ghostly movie

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The Lizzie Borden Story: The House, the History, and the Mystery

The Lizzie Borden Story: The House, the History, and the Mystery

Oct 11, 2016
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Take a virtual tour of the infamous house where Lizzie Borden's parents mysteriously died!

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Artwork at Willard Library

Photograph of Thomas E. Garvin

Photograph of Thomas E. Garvin

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Willard Library History

January 23, 1990

William Goodrich was named Director of Willard Library.