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.

Art For the People: The Fate of Scandalous Art in Nazi Germany

Art For the People: The Fate of Scandalous Art in Nazi Germany

Apr 29, 2014
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

You've seen the Oscar nominated film, "Monuments Men," now come to Willard Library to hear about the history behind the movie.

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Neighborhood Watch and Tell

Neighborhood Watch and Tell

Apr 30, 2014
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Tell us a story about your neighborhood.

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Beginning Genealogy

Beginning Genealogy

May 03, 2014
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

An introduction to genealogy; what you need to know to start your family tree.

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Artwork at Willard Library

Portrait of Bessie Hornbrook Thrall, 1968

Portrait of Bessie Hornbrook Thrall, 1968

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Willard Library History

1972

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