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Address: 21 N 1st Ave, Evansville, IN 47710-1294
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+1 812-425-4309
09:00 - 20:00
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Sun 13:00 - 17:00
Mon - Tue 09:00 - 20:00
Wed - Fri 09:00 - 17:30
Sat 09:00 - 17:00

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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.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
jane v
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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
Evansville, United States
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26 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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. This library is not a part of the Evanville Public Library system (EVPL) ,so just... More 

Thank Lauren L
evansville, indiana
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
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 number of hits on the internet.

Thank don c
Evansville, Indiana
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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
Clearwater, Florida
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123 reviews
69 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2017

The library is cool for many reasons, one of them for genealogy, It takes more time to locate information at times but it sure beats paying for information over the Internet. Finding ones relatives could and should be fun. The architecture of the building is another reason to visit.

1 Thank staycationer
Louisville, Kentucky
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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

Beautiful design both inside and out. The staff was lovely and very knowledgeable. Unfortunately, no ghost sightings for our trip. But still a wonderful stop none the less.

Thank LemieJo
Evansville, Indiana
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7 reviews
Reviewed 18 October 2016

It was a quiet and helpful library. We were welcomed as we came in. They had everything that we were looking for. If they did not have it they said they would order it in for me. I love that they have have all the magazines that I read and now do not have to buy at the store. They... More 

Thank Arther B
Newburgh, Indiana
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15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

This is an interesting and well kept old building with such a useful function yet. It is interesting to tour and the people who work there are knowledgeable and so helpful. It has such an extensive history of the area as well as a good genealogy department. What we enjoyed most was the structure of the building as well as... More 

Thank cevilla
Evansville, Indiana
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16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2016

They've allegedly had paranormal activity at this library. It's original structure is beautiful, there is a small park outside where you can read in the summer shade. There is a great children's section in the basement. The Librarian's are especially helpful. If you're scared of ghost's, then avoid Willard at Halloween!

Thank Rodell C
Miami, Oklahoma
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40 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2016

We stop in annually when in town for a conference. Great historic building to visit. Be sure to visit downstairs in the children's section and talk to Anita and Rhonda about the gray lady.

Thank lonnie_p_ok

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