Lilly Library

Today's Hours

9:00am - 6:00pm 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

January 20th 2015 to May 20th 2015

Orson Welles on CBS radio
Lilly Library, January 20th, 2015 (All day) to May 20th, 2015 (All day)

Featuring an array of rare and unique items from the Orson Welles Manuscripts and several more collections at the Lilly Library, this exhibition casts a spotlight on Welles’ innovative spirit and his enduring body of work.

March 25th 2015 to April 15th 2015

Portrait of William Smith from a biography published by his nephew John Phillips
Lilly Library, March 25th, 2015 (All day) to April 15th, 2015 (All day)

Two hundred years ago in 1815, after nearly two decades of observation and study, William Smith published his monumental geological map of the strata of the England and Wales.

April 2nd 2015

Author Nicholas Delbanco
Lilly Library, April 2nd, 2015 - 5:30pm

On April 2, at 5:30 p.m. novelist Nicholas Delbanco will read from his new novel The Years at the Lilly Library on the campus of Indiana University Bloomington.