Lighted signage has been placed at Pleasant Ridge Library so you can conveniently find us day or night.
Have you seen the new window coverings along the walkway at Pleasant Ridge Library?
VPL’s graphic designer, Elyse, stands with her creation.
Remember, you can now join us at Pleasant Ridge Library on Fridays. We’re open 10 am – 6 pm. Visit us today!
The Mayor, members of Council and of the Vaughan Public Library Board officially opened Pleasant Ridge Library on Sunday, April 26 at the Grand Opening Celebration. Hundreds of community members and their families enjoyed fun-filled activities such as face painting, balloon art, storytimes and meeting Buzz Lightyear.
The Pleasant Ridge Library is the newest branch of Vaughan Public Libraries (VPL). It has been built as an addition to the North Thornhill Community Centre at 300 Pleasant Ridge Avenue.
In November 2013, it was announced that the library would be designed by Diamond Schmitt Architects and built by Maystar General Contractors. A site dedication ceremony was held in December. Construction began in February, 2014 and was completed in December. The library opened to the public on December 20.
“It is my great pleasure to welcome you to Vaughan Public Libraries’ newest addition – the Pleasant Ridge Library. This vibrant new library provides a welcoming space for all Thornhill Woods residents. With many child-friendly features such as heated floors in the children’s area, interactive play units and early literacy stations, the library is especially a great place for children to learn and play. Like all VPL branches, Pleasant Ridge Library will enrich, inspire and transform the lives of many Vaughan citizens,” said Devender Sandhu, Chair, Vaughan Public Library Board.
Vaughan Public Libraries (VPL) invites you to the official Grand Opening Celebration of Pleasant Ridge Library on Sunday, April 26. Join us for an afternoon of family entertainment between 1:30 to 4 p.m. Enjoy music performed by the Thornhill Community Band, refreshments and family activities including special storytimes, meet with Buzz Lightyear, face painting and balloon art.
Pleasant Ridge Library opened on Saturday, Dec. 20. Hundreds of residents came out to explore the new library. Families enjoyed reading together, children had a great time playing in the children’s area. The library was filled with people checking out books, magazines, DVDs and many other brand new materials.
The 8,500 square foot library, designed by Diamond Schmitt Architects and built by Maystar General Contractors is attached to the North Thornhill Community Centre. The new library offers a vibrant and well-organized space featuring modern designs with ample natural lighting. It also features a beautiful exterior reading garden, heated floors in the children’s area, and study facilities for both quiet and group study.
If you haven’t been to Pleasant Ridge Library yet, we encourage you to drop by soon to find out all the great programs and services the library offers.