VMC Library & VMC Express Project Update

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We continue to see progress at VMC Library and VMC Express. In late December, the project reached a significant milestone by achieving conditional occupancy of the space. Library millwork, including VMC Express custom shelving, customer service desk, slatwall and benching, is currently in production.

Furniture Deliveries
Excavation for external “Library” sign complete

Bathurst Clark Renovation Project

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The scope of the improvement project includes resurfacing of the existing parking lot area, addressing existing draining issues, incorporating three new parking spaces and five lay-by spaces, including electric vehicle charging stations, the inclusion of pedestrian multipath connecting foot traffic from Promenade Circle to Clark Ave and maintaining accessible parking space requirements. The library’s front entrance will also include new lighting, new benching addition of new planters outside to help strengthen the library’s main entrance and its presence in the community.

Rendering of the new and improved main entrance to BCRL
Inclusion of new parking spaces and new multipurpose path

Maple Library Renovation Project Update

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Construction activities at the Maple Library continued throughout December. Installation of reading garden shade structures and outdoor furniture is now complete. Sound baffles have been painted and hung. All painting work is done, and decorative film decal installation on leaf motives has begun. All CVP flooring is also complete, and preparation for carpet installation is ongoing. Glass installation of library quiet study room is in progress. All millwork pieces have been received and will be installed following carpet installation.

Reading Garden shade structure mounted in place.
Reading garden furniture has been installed.
Glass installation quiet study room in progress.
Decorative decal application on leaf stem in progress.
Decorative ceiling work outside the library’s main entrance is in progress.

Project Update – VMC Library & VMC Express

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We continue to see progress at VMC Library and VMC Express. Support structure for VMC Express millwork is currently being installed, while millwork for VMC will commence next month. We’ve received the remaining furniture; staff work furniture, manager’s office set and study tables are now in place. Library collections and equipment are scheduled to be received in early February. 

Study tables on-site
All seating has been received
Quiet Study Area
Staff Work Room
Staff Kitchenette
Community Kitchen
Community Kitchen
Living Wall in the Lobby
Stairwell to VMC Library
VMC Express millwork supports

Maple Library Renovation Project Update

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Construction activities at the Maple Library Community Centre are progressing. Activities include ceiling installation, wall finish and painting, glazing installation in the quiet study area, carpet, decorative film installation, and many activities associated with the outdoor reading garden. In the next couple of weeks, construction will include the installation of an outstanding ceiling grid, ceiling tiles, baffle installation, and glass installation in the quiet study area. Front foyer work will commence with replacing floor tiles and the leadership structure installation.

Leaf and steam installation
Children’s Area – Glass installation completed
Main Entrance – Sliding door in place
Outdoor Reading Garden – Support posts for the shade structure
Sound baffles on-site awaiting installation
Carpet tile on-site awaiting installation
Reading Garden furniture arrived

Project Update – VMC Library & VMC Express

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VMC and VMC Express are experiencing significant progress this month. The curtain wall glass installation in both library spaces is now complete; this includes full installation of the library’s entrance sliding doors, glass walls and all remaining glass doors. Fabrication of the library’s service desk is now also complete, and the installation is expected to take place in the next couple of weeks. Millwork of the VMC Express is currently in fabrication, and the support structure should be complete shortly.

Completed installation of the library entrance and interior glass wall
Glass wall installation complete in manager’s office and staff workroom
Glass wall and door installation complete in Quiet Study area
Glass wall and door installation complete in Quiet Study area
Electrical installation of feature lighting in Children’s Area is now complete

Maple Library Renovation Project Update

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Construction on Maple Public Library continues to experience significant progress. The work on wall framing, duct installation, taping, and light fixtures is nearly complete. Installation of the leaf fixture is still in progress and starting to take shape. Work on the Reading Garden has begun as well as the Staff Kitchen and Staff Workroom.

Leaf Installation in Reading Lounge
Leaf stem installation
Leaf installation in Quiet Study Area
Library entrance area
Staff Workroom
Staff Kitchen
Work on pillars has begun
Reading Garden entrance
Reading Garden area
Reading garden – trellis structure preparation work in progress.
Library light installation in progress
Installation of new windows in children’s area is now complete
Installation of new sliding doors complete

Maple Library Renovation Project Update

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Construction work on the Maple Library is progressing well.  Scope of work completed in the last month includes completion of all ventilation and air ductwork as well as the completion of activities related to ceiling painting. Drywalling and taping activities are currently well underway and most recently, the fabrication of the decorative leaf motifs have started to take place in several areas of the library.

Ceiling painting has started
Drywall and taping in Quiet Study Room
Air ductwork completed
Leaf Motif installation
Leaf Motif Installation
Taping progressing in Staff Workroom

Project Update – VMC Library & VMC Express

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We continue to see progress on both VMC Library and VMC Express. Slatwall, glazing and painting are amongst the many things that have happened in the last several weeks. Check out the images below to catch a glimpse at some of the progress.

Slatwall installation in the main lobby below Library
Glazing installation on Library’s Quiet Study Room
Glazing installed in VMC Express
Painting activities ongoing in VMC Express

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.