Willard Library

About Willard Library

Willard Library of Evansville, Indiana, opened in 1885, is the state’s oldest public library building and one of the oldest libraries in the Midwest. The Victorian gothic building is an architectural masterpiece as well as being known as an internationally famous haunted library. Willard Library features some of the most outstanding genealogy, local history, archival and arts & humanities collections in Indiana. Open to the public 7 days a week, Willard Library was built to serve you.