Community Briefings: February 10, 2022 |

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The library will reopen, second-hand book sales resume

The Danville Public Library will reopen its building for visiting patrons Monday at 9 a.m. In-person programming and public meeting room reservations will resume on Monday, February 28.

“On behalf of the library board and library staff, I would like to thank the community for their patience and understanding in the face of our reduced services during the Omicron wave of the pandemic,” said the executive director of the library, Jennifer Hess. “We look forward to resuming our normal activities. »

The Library will host a vaccination clinic on Saturday, February 12 from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

The library will be open on Monday, February 21, President’s Day.

The Danville Library Foundation continues to offer used books for sale. Books, DVDs and CDs are available for purchase through a “pay what you can” donation.

The library will continue to offer curbside pickup and/or home delivery. To reserve materials, a meeting room, or donate books, please call the library at 217-477-5220.

The library recommends that patrons wear a mask and adhere to social distancing standards when visiting. As a reminder, children eleven years of age or younger should not be left unattended in the library or on the library grounds by carers. Children eleven and under must be accompanied by a carer aged sixteen or over.

The library is located at 319 N. Vermilion Street in Danville. The library website address is The library is open Monday to Thursday from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Friday to Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Arena board meeting today

There will be a meeting of the Vermilion County Metropolitan Exposition and Office Building Authority Executive Committee today at 12:15 p.m. The Committee is the entity that oversees Palmer Arena.

The meeting will be virtual and will take place via Zoom.

To log in, go to; Meeting ID: 353 702 6634; Access code: Ym62Es.


Police candidates sought

The Hoopeston Police Department accepts applications for certified police officers. Part-time certification will be recognized.

Applications will be ongoing, there is no deadline for Certified Officer applications.

Contact the Police Department, 301 W. Main St., Hoopeston.

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