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.

The Summer of Wonder 2018

The Summer of Wonder 2018

May 16, 2018 - Jul 31, 2018
9:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Have you ever wondered why the sky is blue or why some people can sing and others cannot? Ever wonder what kids around the world eat for lunch?

Save time and sign up for The Summer of Wonder Now!

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Letters from

Letters from "Over There": World War I through the Eyes of Evansville Soldiers

May 29, 2018
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Learn about life in Evansville during the Great War and hear some firsthand accounts from local soldiers who fought overseas.

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Slime Science

Slime Science

May 30, 2018
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Who invented slime? How does slime work, and why is it so satisfying?

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Artwork at Willard Library

English Lithographs

Willard Library History

1972

Willard Library was placed on the National Register of Historic Places.