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.

Genealogy: 1 Plus 1

Genealogy: 1 Plus 1

Aug 23, 2014
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Lyn Martin & Connie Conrad will teach a beginning genealogy class designed for a child accompanied by an adult.

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The Rise of Erotic Fiction

The Rise of Erotic Fiction

Aug 26, 2014
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

If you like Fifty Shades of Grey, then you're going to love this event!

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Closet Cleaning Fun!

Closet Cleaning Fun!

Aug 27, 2014
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Help Ms. Shawn clean out our closet! Crafts and fun.

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Artwork at Willard Library

Pastel Portrait of Colonel Charles Denby

Pastel Portrait of Colonel Charles Denby

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Willard Library History

February 1979

A building survey begun in 1978 was completed by McDonald and Mack Partnership. It served as a guide for the next five years of continuous capital work on the Library building.