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.

Chocolate, Cherries and Reading

Chocolate, Cherries and Reading

Feb 16, 2016 - Feb 17, 2016
4:15 PM - 5:15 PM

Combine two delicious flavors with a great book! Happy Valentines Day!

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The Evansville Riverfront from McGary to the Present

The Evansville Riverfront from McGary to the Present

Feb 16, 2016
6:30 PM - 7:45 PM

Learn how Evansville's long, rich history has been shaped by its strategic position on the Ohio River...

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Feed the Birds

Feed the Birds

Feb 23, 2016 - Feb 24, 2016
4:15 PM - 5:15 PM

Take part in National Bird Feeding month.

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Artwork at Willard Library

“Water Street” Print, 1981

“Water Street” Print, 1981

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Willard Library History

February 1, 1987

To mark the fiftieth anniversary of the 1937 Ohio River Flood, the Library showed home movies of the disaster.