External Signage Installed at CCRL

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If you haven’t driven by Civic Centre Resource Library recently, you may have not seen the new additions to the library exterior. Checkout photos of the new external signage outside the library. Now no one can miss spotting the library on Major Mackenzie and Keele St.

Updates on Mackenzie Vaughan Hospital Library

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Construction at Mackenzie Vaughan Hospital Library has been ongoing. Here are a few pictures of the beautiful 4000 sq ft library coming to you very soon!

View of Children’s and Adult Areas

View from Library’s Marketplace

The Electronic Message Centre at Civic Centre Resource Library is here!

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External signage for Civic Centre Resource Library has begun! The approximately ten foot high pylon with electronic message centre in front of Civic Centre Resource Library on Major Mackenzie Drive has already been installed and will be operational soon. If you are driving by, you won’t miss it!

Also, watch out for more external signage coming next.

~10 foot high pylon with electronic message centre in front of Civic Centre Resource Library on Major Mackenzie Drive.

Different view of the Electronic Message Centre

Inclusive Spaces for All- Rick Hansen Foundation Certification (GOLD)

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Attention to Accessibility has always been at the heart of what we do. We are proud to share that Civic Centre Resource and Pleasant Ridge Library have received GOLD CERTIFICATION from the Rick Hansen Foundation in recognition for accessible design and facilities.

“Vaughan Public Libraries is happy to be a contributor to the City of Vaughan’s mission to creating fully accessible communities”, said Rose Savage, Chair of the Vaughan Public Library Board. “Our library branches are a place for those of all abilities, languages, ages and skill levels. We take pride in providing inclusive resources for everyone to enjoy when they enter a Vaughan library – whether it is for learning, reading or participating in our many programs”

We are pleased to receive the following message from Brad McCannell, VP, Access and Inclusion, Rich Hansen Foundation: “Congratulations to the City of Vaughan and Vaughan Public Libraries on achieving RHF Accessibility Certified Gold for three locations. Their leadership shows other municipalities across the country the advantages of developing inclusive spaces where people of all abilities can fully participate where we live, work, learn and play.”

VMC Project Temporary Construction Suspension

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As per the Province’s latest list of Essential Services, construction of the Vaughan Metropolitan Centre Project has been temporarily suspended. The property development team are working to ensure the site is clean, safe and secure until construction can resume. Continue to follow our blog for future building updates.

A New Concrete Walkway At The Civic Centre Resource Library

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Have you seen the new concrete walkway at Civic Centre Resource Library? More accessible pathway into the library from the parking lot.

walk

External Signage Coming Soon at Civic Centre Resource Library

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External signage for Civic Centre Resource Library coming in 2020! Through a competitive bidding process, Vaughan Public Libraries has engaged Steel Art Signs to install external signage and a fourteen foot high pylon with electronic message centre in front of Civic Centre Resource Library on Major Mackenzie Drive.

Fourteen f00t high pylon with electronic message centre in front of Civic Centre Resource Library on Major Mackenzie Drive.

Halo-illuminated 36″ reverse channel letters to easily see the Library from a distance.

Preview of Library signage placement.

 

 

Project Update for VMC Library & Storefront Library

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Most of the walls, columns and ceiling are framed in and are approximately 65% complete with drywall. Mudding and taping will follow shortly. Some structural remediation from the base contract phase is also underway. Stair installation from the main floor to the second floor is now taking place. The library space is feeling great with wonderful views and is bright with light entering the space throughout the day. Anticipated substantial completion continues to be set for Summer 2020.

View towards VPL’s Children Area

Storefront Library

Inside Storefront Library

View from Library towards Transit Square

View west towards Children’s Area

View from Children’s Area towards east

Library stair delivery

Civic Centre Resource Library Received Gold Certification

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Civic Centre Resource Library received gold certification under the Rick Hansen Foundation Accessibility Certification program! This is the highest standard available in the program and identifies buildings that have met a strict set of criteria and the highest standards of accessibility.

First library in Ontario to achieve this distinguished certification!

Gold Accessibility Certification

 

Civic Centre Resource Library Signage Project- Part 1

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Through a competitive bidding process, Vaughan Public Libraries has engaged Steel Art Signs to design external and internal signage for Civic Centre Resource Library. Internal signage installation has been completed and external signage is anticipated to be completed in 2020.

Library entrance signage.

Window graphics signage at entrance to direct customers to Library Return slot at side of building.

CREATE IT! and Teens space on first floor.

CREATE IT! space Recording Studio door.

Frosted vinyl signage on eight study rooms.

Washrooms signage.

Wayfinding signage for washrooms.

Hanging sign for Outdoor Patio on second floor.

Library Administration signage second floor.