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Willard Library

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

Went with my mom, aunt, and cousin. Amazing architecture, very well kept library, I loved the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bobbi M
via mobile
Unique historic library!

Whether a local or a visitor be certain not only to visit, but to step inside and feel your... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
ladybuglouise
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21 N 1st Ave, Evansville, IN 47710-1294
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went with my mom, aunt, and cousin. Amazing architecture, very well kept library, I loved the upstairs where you can do research on genealogy. Def recommend!

Thank Bobbi M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Whether a local or a visitor be certain not only to visit, but to step inside and feel your presence in a historic building. Delight your senses by smelling the wood and the paper of the books; your eyes will be delighted by the wood...More

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Reviewed March 7, 2018

so beautiful. woodwork and thrill of potential ghost. staff helpful and friendly. parking was adequate.

Thank misspoppins4
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Reviewed January 4, 2018

The Willard library isn't a normal local library. It IS a gorgeous place to visit if you just want to see some beautiful old architecture. We wen there last October when they had their annual ghost tour of the library. Check out the upstairs meeting...More

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Reviewed October 21, 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
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Reviewed October 16, 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

1  Thank globegysy
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Reviewed September 9, 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
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Reviewed July 29, 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
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Reviewed July 10, 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
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Reviewed May 14, 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
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