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 Summertime Fun Bucket List 2017

Willard Library Summertime Fun Bucket List 2017

May 13, 2017 - Jul 29, 2017
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Let us help you fulfill your list of thrills and fun this summer!
Summer Reading 2017! Yes!

When you sign up at Willard Library for our "Fun Bucket List Summer" You will receive a free Willard bucket. While supplies last! Fill your bucket with books! But first you will have to empty it of all the cool free items that you get just for signing up for Summer Reading 2017!

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Chinese Yi Ethnic Group

Chinese Yi Ethnic Group

May 24, 2017
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Visit with us and enjoy a cultural experience from China.

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It's Summer You Can't Be Bored

It's Summer You Can't Be Bored

May 31, 2017
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Looking for something to do?

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Artwork at Willard Library

<em>Native American Leaders of the Mid-19th Century</em> Exhibit

Native American Leaders of the Mid-19th Century Exhibit

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Willard Library History

June 20, 1994

The Library received a grant from the Indiana Heritage Research Grant program to clean and store 10,000 glass-plate negatives from the Walden Photography Studio, which was in business from 1892 to 1941.