VMC Library Virtual Tour

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Nestled within the vibrant community hub, the VMC Library brings our library services, programming, and collection to the fast-growing downtown core. This new 9,000 square foot library provides welcoming spaces for children, families, students, neighbourhood residents and transit commuters. A first for VPL, we will host culinary literacy programming in the state-of-the-art community kitchen within the same building.

VMC Express – an on-the-go convenience VPL Members will also be able to enjoy street-level access to our newest titles and popular bestsellers in the self-service storefront conveniently located on Apple Mill Road – a first of its kind in Vaughan! This 400 square foot quick stop features automated check-in and check-out for fast and simple returns and pickups.

Stop on by and see what Vaughan Public Libraries can do for you. A visit will get you thinking!

VMC is Now Open!

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Welcome to VPL’s newest library location!

Nestled within the vibrant community hub, the VMC Library brings our library services, programming, and collection to the fast-growing downtown core. This new 9,000 square foot library provides welcoming spaces for children, families, students, neighbourhood residents and transit commuters. A first for VPL, we will host culinary literacy programming in the state-of-the-art community kitchen within the same building.

Stay tuned for news about our official opening celebration!

VMC Library & VMC Express Project Update

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Work on outstanding substantial completion at VMC Library and VMC Express items continues. Equipment installation, including the library’s mini sorter, laptop dispensing kiosk and Library’s Express Checkout Stations, have been completed. Service desk installation has taken place, and finishing touches are ongoing. Millwork installation in the VMC Express space is still pending.

Service Desk

VMC Library & VMC Express Project Update

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We continue to see significant progress on VMC Library and VMC Express. Most recent work includes millwork installation throughout the sites, library service desk and slatwalls, installation of all interior signage and completion of outstanding railing work.

Children’s Area
Children’s Area
Staff Workroom
Staff Kitchenette
Slatwall installation in progress.
VMC Express awaiting millwork installation.

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

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

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

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. 

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