Vellore Village Library is now open!

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Thanks to all who joined us on Saturday, August 11 as the doors of Vellore Village Library were opened to the public. Over 1,600 people visited the library throughout the day!

Opening the doors to the public and a welcome by VPL Board and staff

VPL Board and staff welcomed members of the community as they first stepped into the Vellore Village Library.

Many people looking at what Vellore Village Library has to offer.

Everyone discovering all of the wonderful books, resources and spaces Vellore Village Library has to offer.

Storytimes for the kids at Vellore Village Library

Children enjoying the first Vellore Village Library storytime.

Family reading on Vellore Village Library patio

Reading together on the patio.

VPL board and customers

From left to right: Ward 4 Councillor and VPL Board Trustee, Sandra Yeung Racco; VPL Board Trustees, Loreta Pavese and Manjit Kaur; VPL Board Vice-Chair, Rose Savage; VPL Board Chair, Devender Sandhu; Regional Councillor Gino Rosati; and two gentleman from the Vellore community. In front: One of our young community members excited for the library to open.

VPL Board Trustee and Vice-Chair, Rose Savage and VPL Board Trustee, Palma Pallante.

VPL Board Trustee and Vice-Chair, Rose Savage with VPL Board Trustee, Palma Pallante.

Checking out a few books

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mom and child at computer

Two women in the library

Families playing games together

Using Quiver colouring sheet

Learning about ozobots

Deciding what book to take

Smiling people with stacks of books

Happy family at Vellore Village Library

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

For more photos from Saturday, August 11, please visit our Facebook album titled Vellore Village Library Opening – August 11.

Vellore Village Library – Getting ready to open on August 11!

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Things are shaping up quickly at Vellore Village Library! Books have been delivered to the library today and staff are busy setting everything up. The library will be open to the public starting on August 11 at 10 a.m., make sure you stop by to check it out!


      

 

Vellore Village Library: July 27 Update

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A new sign and new furniture for the library!

Library name on the building

The library now has its name on the building.

Soft chairs arrived

Soft, comfy chairs have arrived.

Installed balcony glass

Balcony glass has been installed.

Renovations have begun at Bathurst Clark Resource Library

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Contractor, Massive Devon has begun renovation work at Bathurst Clark Resource Library (BCRL).

New children's area

View of the new children’s area from BCRL’s main entrance.

Children's area-view from main hall

View of the new children’s area from BCRL’s main hall.

Children's area, looking east.

The children’s area, looking east.

Children's area looking west

The children’s area, looking west.

Renovated women's washroom

Women’s washroom being renovated.

Vellore Village Library: July 23 Update

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Library construction continues to progress nicely.

Shelves ready to be stacked with books

Shelves ready to be stacked with books.

Tile flooring on balcony

Tile flooring placed on outdoor balcony.

Finishing the ceiling facade

Finishing the ceiling façade.

Vellore Village Library: July 13 Update

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Deliveries of new furniture and shelving have arrived!

New furniture arrived.

New furniture for Vellore Village Library.

Shelving delivery has arrived.

Shelving has been delivered to library.

Shelving in the library

Shelving inside the Vellore Village Library ready for installation.

Installation of shelves has begun.

Shelving installation has begun.

Installation of shelving

Shelving installation

Shelving installation at VVL.

The shelving installation at Vellore Village Library continues…

Bathurst Clark Resource Library ready for renovations

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Bathurst Clark Resource Library (BCRL) has been closed since Friday, June 29. In one short week, thanks to the BCRL staff and the moving company, important items were stored, furniture was taken apart, books were packed away and shelving was dismantled. A (mostly) empty building is now ready for the contractors, Massive Devon, to begin their work.

Furniture ready for the movers

Furniture ready for the movers.

BCRL facing north

The view inside Bathurst Clark Resource Library facing north.

Empty shelves

Empty shelving  ready to be taken apart.

BCRL facing southeast

Facing southeast – the shelves and furniture are now removed.

Library cleared of materials. Facing south.

Facing south – the library has been cleared of all materials and resources.

Vellore Village Library: July 6 Update

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The construction of the new library adjacent to Vellore Village Community Centre continues to steadily progress.

Library entrance

Entrance to Vellore Village Library.

Nature-inspired decor

Nature-inspired decor.

Display shelving installation

Installation of display shelving.

Bench seating in children's area

Bench seating installed in the children’s area.

Installation of customer service desk

Customer Service desk being installed.

Counter-height seating overlooking skate park

Counter-height seating overlooking the skate park.

Vellore Village Library: June 29 Update

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More internal work, lighting, slatwall installation and seating, has been completed at Vellore Village Library. The entrance for both the library and the Vellore Village Community Centre are almost finished.

New main entrance to Vellore Village Community Centre and Library

The new entrance to the Vellore Village Community Centre and Vellore Village Library.

Vellore Village Library entrance

The entrance to Vellore Village Library.

Main library slat wall installation

Slatwall installation in the main library.

Where automatic book return will be placed

Future spot of automatic book return.

Bench seating in children's area

Bench seating has been placed in the children’s area.

Main library light installation

Light installation in main library.

Installation of counter-height study desks

Counter-height study desks installed.

Entrance to outdoor balcony

The entrance to the outdoor balcony.

Reading Lounge

View of the Reading Lounge.

Work continues on the new library in the PwC Tower

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Great progress of the Vaughan Metropolitan Centre library can be seen from the street as well as from inside. The second-floor library space has been completely glazed in as glazing continues on the upper floors of the building. Installation of the heating ducts inside the library is also progressing well.

Looking northeast from subway square

View from the subway square looking northeast.

West side of the children's area

West elevation showing west side of the children’s area.

Second floor library west view

The west view inside the second-floor library.