Thanks to everyone who joined us at the Civic Centre Resource Library’s Grand Opening Celebration on Saturday, September 10!
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.
Thousands from the community joined us on this special day.
- Customers explored the various spaces available at Civic Centre Resource Library.
Various musicians played in the Civic Centre Resource Library's music studio.
Guests were welcome to be filmed for "Canada in a Day" in the green room.
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!
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
If you haven’t had the chance to visit the Civic Centre Resource Library, stop by today at 2191 Major Mackenzie Drive in Vaughan!
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.
A 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.
Beautifully carved trees have been placed in the Children’s area of the library.
Phrases such as “Read” and “Row, row, row your boat” can be found imprinted on the trunks. You and your children can delight in the artistry while choosing which books to take home with you.
If you are a fan of the hot summer weather, grab a book, smell the flowers, and relax outside on our second-story patio. There is a chair with your name on it!
While you’re here, check out the rest of the library!
Trees and plants are in at the Civic Centre Resource Library this week. The library has been open to the public for a week now. Many people are enjoying this beautiful, modern and welcoming library everyday. If you have not been to the library yet, drop by and check it out! It’s open daily from 10 a.m.
Trees have been planted at the front of the library.
Plants have been put in at the side of the library.
Plants are in at the Reading Garden.
Plants in the Reading Garden.
Mother and son using the early literacy computer station.
Seniors from the Mapleglen senior Residences enjoying coffee from the cafe in the library.
Customer enjoying free Wi-Fi in the library.
Kids having a great time reading in these cool chairs.
Civic Centre Resource Library is getting ready to be open to the public in just two days! Display units are here, books are being put up on slat wall units, study tables are in place, plastic covers on the chairs are gone, trees have arrived, and many more things are happening fast and furious. So much excitement around the library. Come check us out on May 14 at 9 a.m.! You will be amazed by the new library.
Slat wall displays.
Plastic covers have been lifted from these cool chairs.
Tables in the study area are in place.
Plants are going in the Reading Garden.
Tables and chairs are set up near the cafe.
Trees are here.
Books have arrived at the Civic Centre Resource Library this week! Staff are busy stocking the new shelves. Interactive units for the children’s area have also been delivered and are looking great. Check out a quick photo update below.
Exterior view of the library.
Exterior view of the front entrance.
Books are here.
Shelves are stocked.
Interactive units in the children's area are here.
Construction of the Civic Centre Resource Library is moving fast and furious. Check out the latest photo updates below. The highly anticipated library will soon be open to the public. Stay tuned for more information.
Carpet installation has been completed, and bench seating is almost complete.
Teen area carpet installation is almost complete.
View of the adult fiction area.
View of the collaboration rooms.