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.

Bits and Pieces Closet Clean Out

Bits and Pieces Closet Clean Out

Aug 22, 2018
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Help us to clean out our closet! We know you will find something you like!

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Crafternoon: Charm Strings

Crafternoon: Charm Strings

Aug 23, 2018
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Participate in a popular Victorian pastime!

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The Writing Habit

The Writing Habit

Aug 27, 2018
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Jean Knight Pace discusses tips and techniques for developing the habit of writing!

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Artwork at Willard Library

Plate of Willard Library

Plate of Willard Library

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Willard Library History

November 19, 2010

Dedication of the north side of Willard Park. Enhanced through a generous $100,000 donation from neighbor Berry Plastics, the park re-design features perennial flower beds, new trees, berms, donated benches, and paved pathways designed by landscape architect, Rundell Ernstberger.