The Hoopeston Public Library is one of 11 rural communities selected as
partners for the the Western Illinois University Program, "Expanding
the Entrepreneurial Role for Rural Libraries." WIU libraries, in
cooperation with the Illinois Institute for Rural Affairs, Alliance
Library System and Western Illinois Entrepreneurial Center, recently
received a Library Services and Technology Act grant project funded
through the Illinois Office of the Secretary of State to administer the
economic stimulus program.
This grant project will:
“Welcome to the official web site for the City of Hoopeston, where you will find the most up to date information on the City, its people, government, and services.
Founded in 1871 and incorporated in 1874, Hoopeston retains its quiet, hometown feel while being only a short drive from more urban cities, such as Danville, Champaign, or Chicago, Illinois. The City is committed to connecting and utilizing the community’s strengths to create positive, sustainable developments that will improve the quality of life for our citizens and create an attractive community for our visitors.
Whether you are a visitor or a local resident, thank you for taking the time to visit our web site and learn a little more about the place we call home. If you haven’t had the chance to visit Hoopeston we invite you to come on in, spend the day and enjoy some true midwestern hospitality!”