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.

Family Movie Night

Family Movie Night

Feb 26, 2018
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Come and see the Song of the Sea.

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Evansville in the Flood of 1937

Evansville in the Flood of 1937

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

Learn about one of the Tri-State's most devastating weather events...

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Ocean Fun

Ocean Fun

Feb 28, 2018
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Take time to imagine a day at the beach.

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Artwork at Willard Library

Oak Table

Willard Library History

August 13, 1877

The stone foundation of the Library was completed to top of the water table.