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.

Willard Library Adult Summer Reading Challenge 2016

Willard Library Adult Summer Reading Challenge 2016

Jun 01, 2016 - Aug 01, 2016
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Sign up for the Adult Summer Reading Challenge for a chance to win weekly prizes!

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Puppet Tales

Puppet Tales

Jul 27, 2016
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Stevens Puppets presents Rumpelstiltskin in the Browning Gallery.

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Yoga in Willard Park Series

Yoga in Willard Park Series

Jul 30, 2016
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

Relax your body, mind and spirit under the trees in Willard Park. No previous experience is necessary!

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Artwork at Willard Library

Clerk’s Desk

Willard Library History

February 1957

A microfilm viewer was installed. Film of the Evansville Gazette, published between 1821 and 1824, was ordered from the Library of Congress and the Indiana State Library; and the Evansville Courier was being put on film.