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 at Willard Library

Family Movie Night at Willard Library

Jun 25, 2018
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Wonderful performance by Hugh Jackman and
Inspired by the story of P.T. Barnum.

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Literary Ditties and Devices

Literary Ditties and Devices

Jun 25, 2018
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Aspiring and experienced writers are encouraged to attend!

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Yoga Basics presented by Evansville Power Yoga

Yoga Basics presented by Evansville Power Yoga

Jun 26, 2018
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Relax and restore at Willard Library!

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Artwork at Willard Library

Burl Walnut Wardrobe

Willard Library History

May 31, 1983

A public reception was given for Eleanor Lansing Dulles, at which she announced her intention to give Willard her personal collection of books and other writings by and about members of the Foster and Dulles families, as well as the writings of her husband, philologist David Blondheim.