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Willard Library

21 N 1st Ave, Evansville, IN 47710-1294
+1 812-425-4309
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Best for geneolical research

A beautiful library that is worth the trip just for the architecture. They also house a wonderful... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
43travel78
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Evansville, Indiana
Amazing library

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

Reviewed 14 April 2018
Bobbi M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A beautiful library that is worth the trip just for the architecture. They also house a wonderful collection of Evansville history and genealogical information from the area families. Built by one of Evansville's elite, and beautiful to behold!

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Reviewed 14 April 2018 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 4 April 2018

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 6 March 2018

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

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Reviewed 4 January 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

Thank meharmarcial
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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!

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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

1  Thank globegysy
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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
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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
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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
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