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.

T. D. Waddles

T. D. Waddles

Nov 26, 2014
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Join us to celebrate Turkey Day. We are thankful to be part of the community! What are you thankful for?

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Willard Library Will Be Closed for Thanksgiving

Willard Library Will Be Closed for Thanksgiving

Nov 27, 2014
9:00 AM - 5:30 PM

Willard Library will be closed Thursday November 27th for Thanksgiving
and WILL RE-OPEN Friday November 28th at 9am.

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Mystery Sleuths

Mystery Sleuths

Dec 01, 2014
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Alpine Winter by Mary Daheim
Christmas Party & book exchange

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Artwork at Willard Library

Portrait of Marcia Wheeler, 1999

Portrait of Marcia Wheeler, 1999

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Willard Library History

1919

Katherine Imbusch became Head Librarian. She had worked at Willard Library since 1895. She was later praised in John E. Iglehart's history of Vanderburgh County, for her "courteous manner, accommodating treatment, and highly efficient work."