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.

Do It Yourself Grand Finale!

Do It Yourself Grand Finale!

Aug 01, 2015
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Join us for a grand time in Willard Park. We will be celebrating the end of another great summer reading program.

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Back to School Bash!

Back to School Bash!

Aug 05, 2015
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Join us for some back to school fun! There will be a drawing for 2 backpacks complete with school supplies. Child must be present to win.

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Animal Origami

Animal Origami

Aug 19, 2015
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Ella's magic paper folding will astound and inspire you!

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Artwork at Willard Library

English Lithographs

Willard Library History

March 28, 2010

Willard Library celebrates its 125th Anniversary by hosting an Open House. 600 Willard Library children and adult patrons attend throughout the day to celebrate Willard's past, present and future.