Kankakee County, IL – Kankakee County offers refuge from extreme temperatures at various warming and cooling centers throughout the region.
The Village of Hopkins Park provides services Tuesday through Friday from 8 am to 2:30 pm, while Pembroke Township Senior Center’s availability can be confirmed via call. The Edward Chipman Public Library opens Monday to Wednesday and Friday from 9 am to 6 pm, and Thursday from 1 pm to 8 pm. Residents of Manteno can visit the Leo Hassett Community Center, which opens as needed. The Kankakee Public Library, with hours from 9 am to 7 pm on weekdays, Bradley Public Library, and Bourbonnais Public Library offer evening and weekend hours.
For transit users, River Valley Metro Mass Transit remains operational with extended hours during severe weather. Detailed schedules and services can be found on their respective websites or through direct inquiries.