The Willard Library is a private donation library incorporated in 1881 to serve the city of Evansville, Indiana, and to carry out the terms of a private trust. The Willard Library houses a trove of local archives and genealogical materials in addition to its collection of standard publications. It is built in the Gothic Revival style, designed by James W. Reid (of Reid & Reid). It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1972.Using our international travel planner, Evansville attractions like Willard Library can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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I love their genealogy department. I have spent countless hours here. They always have a great selection of books, audiobooks and movies. The staff are always helpful and knowledgeable.
I love their genealogy department. I have spent countless hours here. They always have a great selection of books, audiobooks and movies. The staff are always helpful and knowledgeable. more »
Why is a library listed as “something to do”? What is there to do? Walk in and wonder around? Boring!
Why is a library listed as “something to do”? What is there to do? Walk in and wonder around? Boring! more »
Was a spectacular, historical, beautiful library filled with wonderful stuff. The kids loved the kids department and we’ll have to check out the ghost cams at home.
An amazing place with friendly people. Could definitely spend hours here...plus it's haunted!
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