Project Update – VMC Library & VMC Express

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Both the VMC Library and Library Express are progressing. To date, VPL has received a number of deliveries including library shelving, merchandising furniture, study chairs and some soft chairs. Check out the images below to catch a glimpse at some of the progress.

Workers installing transition rails in preparation of glass wall that will be installed in the library’s Marketplace
Glass installation in the manager’s office
Workroom furniture partially installed
Library shelving installed and merchandising furniture received
Quiet Study room being painted with a final coat of paint.
Study chairs have been received
Marketplace soft seating chairs have also been received
Counter height study tables partially installed. 

Maple Library Renovation Project Update

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The Maple Library renovations are progressing well. Work completed thus far includes addressing demolition deficiencies, fireproofing removal, pouring concrete into plumbing trenches, electrical rough-ins and partitions for new walls within the library area.

The western part of the library and electrical rough-in work in progress
Old children’s area being prepared for a new Reading Lounge area
Tearing down of existing columns in the centre of the library
Trenching work in preparation for electrical in floor boxes
Old fire rating insulation was removed in preparation for open and exposed ceiling
Framing work on the partition between library space and recreation area in progress.
View from library’s main entrance. Framing of staff workroom in progress
View of new reading lounge and new staff kitchenette area being framed

Maple Library Renovation Project Update

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Maple Library renovations continue to make great progress. Check out the images below to catch a glimpse at some of the progress being made.

Mackenzie Health Vaughan Library is now open!

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Introducing VPL’s newest location, the Mackenzie Health Vaughan Library!

Situated at the Cortellucci Vaughan Hospital, this 4,000 square foot library will serve the local community, patients, staff and caregivers. It will provide access to all of our physical and digital collections and feature programming and events for all ages. Come and enjoy a book, study in a comfortable spot or bring the kids for a storytime. You can also benefit from our health literacy resources as well as trained staff to help you with your needs.

The doors will be open starting Monday, August 16th with an official opening event on Monday, September 13th. Stay tuned for event details.

Hours of Operation:

Mon – Thurs: 9am-9pm
Fri: 9am-6pm
Sat & Sun: 9am-5pm

Maple Library Renovation Project Update

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Maple Library renovations continue to make great progress. Check out the images below to catch a glimpse at some of the progress being made.

The western part of the library.
View from the old manager’s office towards the children’s area.
Children’s Area
Tearing down of existing columns in the center of the library.

Project Update – VMC Library & VMC Express

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The VMC Library and VMC Express are currently under construction in the Pricewaterhouse Coopers office building in the city’s new downtown area. Check out the images below to catch a glimpse at some of the progress.

Library shelving delivery arrives from Nova Scotia!
The crew are offloading
Installation of library’s sliding entrance doors has been completed
Stairwell glazing has been completed
Shelving installation begins
Magazine and merchandising furniture
Installation of shelving in the children’s area
Staff workroom and completed glazing in the manager’s office
VMC Express.  Flooring work is complete and framing in place awaiting glass installation
View from inside the VMC Express

Maple Library Renovation Project Update

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Maple Library continues to undergo renovations. Hoarding has now been installed.

Maple Library Renovation Project

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Maple Library continues to undergo renovations. Check out the images below to catch a glimpse at some of the Reading Garden renderings.

Project Update – VMC Library & VMC Express

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We continue to see progress at VMC Library and VMC Express. In the library area, field carpet installation is now complete in preparation for the carpet tile installation. This activity is being coordinated in tandem with library shelving delivery and set up. Some glazing installation and millwork activity continues to progress as well.

 

Lobby Area. View onto 2nd level; quiet Study Area and future Green Wall.

 

Staircase to second-floor library and third-level Recreation Space.

 

Millwork installation in Children’s Area.

 

Field carpet installation complete. Carpet tile installation to follow.

 

View onto lobby from Library’s Quiet Study Area.

 

Teaching Kitchen

Project Update – VMC Library & VMC Express

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Activities in both library spaces continue to progress. The non-carpeted areas in both libraries have now been installed. Carpet installation is expected to take place in the next week. Installation of lightbox fixture as well as all fixed millwork furniture including counter height study tables and integrated millwork benching is ongoing. Installation of glazing has now also begun in the second-level library space.

View from YMCA’s Yoga Studio to lobby and second-level library.

 

Lightbox installation in progress.

 

Quite Study Room.

 

Staff Workroom. Hard surface flooring has been installed and is being protected.

 

Millwork Bench Installation in Children’s Area.

 

Counter height study tables overlooking Transit Square.

 

City of Vaughan Community Kitchen to be programmed by VPL.

 

City of Vaughan Community Kitchen to be programmed by VPL.