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.

Stitches in Time

Stitches in Time

May 04, 2015
6:30 PM - 7:45 PM

Five Generations of Needlewomen

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Kite Day

Kite Day

May 05, 2015 - May 06, 2015
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Make a kite to fly at Willard Library.

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Spring Into Summer Garden Party

Spring Into Summer Garden Party

May 08, 2015
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

The Friends Of Willard Library Presents the
First Annual Spring Into Summer Garden Party

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Artwork at Willard Library

Drawing of Eleanor Johnson

Drawing of Eleanor Johnson

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Willard Library History

1966

In the fall, microfilming projects were underway covering the Journal from 1871 to 1936 and the Courier from 1875 to 1930. The Indiana State Library and William Caddick of the Courier underwrote all but $200 of this project.