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.

Trivia Tango!

Trivia Tango!

Mar 03, 2015 - Mar 04, 2015
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Test your Trivia Smarts!

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Magnolias

Magnolias

Mar 10, 2015
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Unbroken is a biography of World War II hero Louis Zamperini,

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Simple Machines that work!

Simple Machines that work!

Mar 10, 2015 - Mar 11, 2015
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

The levers, pulleys and wheels are the best! "Plane" and simple!

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Artwork at Willard Library

English Lithographs

Willard Library History

1885

When the Library first opened its doors to newspaper reviewers, a reporter noted that there wasn't enough light fiction on the shelves.