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Willard Library

21 N 1st Ave, Evansville, IN 47710-1294
+1 812-425-4309
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Amazing place!

We explored all 3 levels of this beautiful building. Ghosts or not it is a gem. Stayed here for... read more

Reviewed 21 October 2017
Cool old library and haunted

This public library is still open for business. We went on one of the ghost tours at night. If you... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2017
Lafayette, Indiana
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21 N 1st Ave, Evansville, IN 47710-1294
+1 812-425-4309
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Reviewed 21 October 2017

We explored all 3 levels of this beautiful building. Ghosts or not it is a gem. Stayed here for over an hour walking, checking books, exhibits on basement, taking pictures, etc Maybe next time I will take the ghost tour!

Thank indy500099
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

This public library is still open for business. We went on one of the ghost tours at night. If you go on a ghost tour, you might not want to come early, the doors do not open until 15 min before for registration. The tour...More

Thank globegysy
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

My little granddaughter loves going to "Willard"! They have a wide and interesting variety of books for every child. That also have educational, fun activities and toys the children can use. All the staff has been super friendly and helpful! The library itself is a...More

Thank 3EvilleTs
Reviewed 29 July 2017

Didn't see the ghost, but did feel her presence. Picked up an awesome fill in family tree while we were there. Very beautiful library.

Thank Sarah N
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

If you like to go to interesting landmark buildings this is good stop for you. Beautiful setting and a nice stroll inside on a hot summer day. Take the family and see this gem.

Thank Peggy D
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

The interior of this library is breathtaking. I would love to have a public library like this in my city. There are many warm, inviting places to read and study. The friendly library staff know they have a unique gem and are more than willing...More

2  Thank treasureseekermth633
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

They were great to help my usi class research topics for their paperd and presentations.they pulled items they thought would be of interest for us ahead of time.

Thank jane v
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Willard Library is a very old library, and you can feel that history as soon as you walk in the door. If you have time, I definitely recommend stopping by just to look around even if you aren't able to apply for a library card....More

Thank Lauren L
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Here you will find very helpful staff members. The Library is distinctive for its extensive genealogy holdings and for books not often found in the Evansville public library system. Note the architecture and be sure to inquire about the ghost. This library gets a huge...More

Thank don c
Reviewed 28 January 2017

This is another of the historic buildings in our city. While not being as fancy as the newer libraries about town, they have a lot to offer.

Thank cfile2017
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