A Joyous Celebration

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Thanks to everyone who joined us at the Civic Centre Resource Library’s Grand Opening Celebration on Saturday, September 10!

Sept 10 Ribbon Cutting

The official ribbon-cutting ceremony with the Mayor, members of Council and the Vaughan Public Library Board.

At Vaughan Public Libraries’ (VPL) ninth location, thousands of community members and their families enjoyed fun-filled activities such as demos in the library’s new digital media lab (includes a recording studio and green room), face painting, booktalks, storytimes and appearances by Kids’ CBC Patty & Bookaboo.

Grand Opening Celebration for CCRL

Thousands from the community joined us on this special day.

CCRL Grand Opening Celebration
Customers explored the various spaces available at Civic Centre Resource Library.
CCRL Grand Opening Celebration

Various musicians played in the Civic Centre Resource Library's music studio.

CCRL Grand Opening Celebration-green room

Guests were welcome to be filmed for "Canada in a Day" in the green room.

Kids' CBC Patty & Bookaboo

A variety of entertainment and music was enjoyed throughout the day, including storytime with Kids' CBC Patty and Bookaboo.

Missed the fun on September 10? Visit us at the Civic Centre Resource Library today!


Aerial view of the Civic Centre Resource Library

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You may have visited the Civic Centre Resource Library and seen the fantastic services and the gorgeous architecture inside and out.

Let us show you another view–from the air! Thanks to @jhunesalenga for this amazing footage. 

Vaughan Civic Centre Library – pre opening
Aerial view of Civic Centre Resource Library

If you haven’t had the chance to visit the Civic Centre Resource Library, stop by today at 2191 Major Mackenzie Drive in Vaughan!

September 10, 2016: Grand Opening Celebration of the Civic Centre Resource Library!

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Join us on Saturday, September 10 for Vaughan Public Libraries’ (VPL) Grand Opening Celebration of its ninth location, the Civic Centre Resource Library. The official ceremony and ribbon cutting begins at 11 a.m. at 2191 Major Mackenzie Drive, Vaughan.
Grand Opening Celebration September 10, 2016A fun-filled day is planned including appearances by Kids’ CBC Patty & Bookaboo, Franklin the Turtle and Scaredy Squirrel, demos in the library’s new digital media lab (includes a recording studio and green room), live entertainment, free refreshments, booktalks, giveaways and prizes, including the Grand Prize–a chance to win tickets to MATILDA THE MUSICAL at Toronto’s Ed Mirvish Theatre. Click here for a schedule of events.

Special thanks goes to our Grand Opening Celebration sponsors: Aquicon Construction Co. Ltd., Colliers Project Leaders, Umanii, Seara Bakery, Toetera Fine Foods, Monte Carlo Inns and COBS Bread. Music throughout the day generously provided by The Replacements.