Construction steadily continues on the new Vellore Village South Library. Staff from Vaughan Public Libraries (VPL), City of Vaughan and ZAS Architects meet on a regular basis to ensure all actions are staying on the appropriate timeline.
Meet our project team:
VVSL Project Team: Margie Singleton (CEO, VPL), Paul Marcoccia (Project Manager Design & Construction – City of Vaughan), Aleksandra Dowiat Vine, VPL Director of Growth & Communication, Del Cordeiro (ZAS + Architects)
View from inside hoarded site next to temporary entrance.
Site view facing north after excavation has begun
Excavation of stairs to skating park completed.
Hoarding fence, for your safety, has been erected on three sides of the Vellore Village South Library construction site and demolition of the north-facing stairs has begun. The excitement is “building“!
The hoarding fence on the west side of the construction site near the Community Centre’s temporary entrance.
The amber-coloured hoarding fence on the north and east sides of the construction site.
Demolition on the north-facing stairs of the Community Centre.
Construction on the new Vellore Village South Library has now begun.
We look forward to sharing more details with you!
Vaughan Public Libraries celebrated Kleinburg Library‘s 50th birthday on Saturday, November 5 with the Kleinburg RetroFest, a 60s-inspired afternoon complete with music, festive fall food & drink, hula hoops, karaoke, retro contests and more!
From left to right: Deb Schulte, MP for King-Vaughan; Sougata Mallik (VPL); Regional Councillor & Library Board Trustee, Mario Ferri; Library Board Trustee, Steve Kerwin; VPL CEO, Margie Singleton; Mayor Maurizio Bevilacqua, City of Vaughan; Aleksandra Dowiat Vine (VPL); Vaughan Public Library Board Chair, Devender Sandhu; Ruthanne Price (VPL); Lisa McDonough (VPL); Sandy VanderWerff (VPL); Jennifer Stephen (VPL); Vincent Sacchetti (VPL); Rosa Convertini (VPL); Frances Richardson (VPL) and Andrea Wesson (VPL).
Thanks to everyone who joined us!
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.
This week has been a great week at the Civic Centre Resource Library as workers continue to construct the frames of the building. Take a look at the site from different views and imagine how stunning the library will look once construction finishes.
View of the east elevation.
View of the west elevation.
View of the south elevation.
View of the southwest corner.
Study hall view looking north.
Collaboration space has taken form.
Connections bolted in place.
Second delivery of steel has arrived.