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.

Pleasant Ridge Library’s Friendly, Wrapped Windows

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Have you seen the new window coverings along the walkway at Pleasant Ridge Library?

Window coverings at Pleasant Ridge Library

Window wraps at Pleasant Ridge Library

VPL’s graphic designer, Elyse, stands with her creation.

Elyse, senior graphic designer at VPL, and her creation

Remember, you can now join us at Pleasant Ridge Library on Fridays. We’re open 10 am – 6 pm. Visit us today!

“Trees” and flowers have been planted at the Civic Centre Resource Library

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Beautifully carved trees have been placed in the Children’s area of the library.
Trees in the Children's area of the libraryPhrases 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.

Children are enjoying the trees inside the children's sectionIf 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!

Patio

While you’re here, check out the rest of the library!

Panorama of inside of library

Long green table inside of library

Conference/study rooms

Trees and plants are in at the Civic Centre Resource Library

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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 Opens in Just Two Days!

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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.

Display units.

Display units.

Plastic covers have been lifted from these cool chairs.

Tables in the study area are in place.

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.

 

Civic Centre Resource Library – May 6

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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.

 

 

 

Civic Centre Resource Library – April 29

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Furniture, books and chairs have been delivered to the Civic Centre Resource Library. The library is gearing up to open on Saturday, May 14 at 9 a.m. Come and check it out!

Civic Centre Resource Library – April 25

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As of today, shelving units and furniture have been delivered to the Civic Centre Resource Library and are being installed quickly.Check out a quick photo update below.