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.

Ya Ya Book Club

Ya Ya Book Club

Sep 15, 2014
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

One Book, One Community read:
In the Garden of Beasts
by Erik Larson

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Fashion Fun with Hats!

Fashion Fun with Hats!

Sep 17, 2014
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Fashion Fun! Wear your favorite Hat!

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Rediscovering the Sandman

Rediscovering the Sandman

Sep 18, 2014
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Do you have trouble sleeping? Ever experience Restless Leg Syndrome? Snore in your sleep? Learn about ways to combat these sleep disorders.

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Artwork at Willard Library

Burl Walnut Wardrobe

Willard Library History

March 1977

The Tri-State Genealogical Society was officially begun. By 1983, the society had more than 500 members. To this day, the Society continues as an effective partner with the Library in promoting the study of family history in the Evansville area.