Lilly Library

Today's Hours

9:00am - 1:00pm See all


  • Building Access Front entrance facing Showalter Fountain is fully accessible. Building Access

Contact Info

1200 E Seventh Street
Bloomington, IN 47405
812-855-3143 (Fax)
Joel Silver
Joel Silver - Director
(812) 855-2452

Lilly Library Upcoming Events

November 13th 2014

Image of a papermaker at work
Lilly Library, November 13th 2014 @ 5:00pm

The Friends of the Lilly Library annual meeting ​will take place on November 13, at 5 p.m.  After the general business meeting, eminent writer and bibliophile Nicholas Basbanes will present a talk

November 18th 2014

Image of woman baking from Sarah Hale's The Ladies' New Book of Cookery (1852)
Lilly Library, November 18th 2014 @ 4:00pm

IU's Lilly Library is home to a number of 19th-century American cookbooks.  In the aftermath of the American Revolution these cookbooks sought primarily to erase British cultural influence on Ameri