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BCI Modern Library Furniture Chosen for $5.6M Library Renovation in Nebraska

Posted by Tracy Lenok in News

The Hastings Public Library located in Hastings, NE has been undergoing a $5.6M renovation project. The plans include gutting the existing 29,000 square foot library and adding an additional building with another 2,200 square feet. The completed project will be a 21st century building in compliance with safety regulations, energy efficiency and the latest in technology upgrades. The library will feature a 150 person community room, outdoor patio, areas for children and young adults and an open staircase.

The firm heading up the project is The Clark Enersen Partners. Below is the architectural rendering of the building:

Hastings Public Library

Photo courtesy The Clark Enersen Partners

The BCI Modern Library Furniture dealer, Midwest Storage Solutions provided Ratio INFORM Radius Mobile Shelving for the project.

Ratio INFORM Radius Mobile Shelving provides the utmost in versatility, without compromising style. There are many design options to choose from that compliment your library project. The casters allow for ease of mobility.

Below is a stock photo of the shelving system:

Click here to download the Ratio/INFORM Radius Shelving System brochure

For more information on BCI Modern Library Furniture, contact us today

05 Jul 2017 no comments / READ MORE

BCI Modern Library Furniture Part of an $8.5M Simpsonville, SC Project

Posted by Tracy Lenok in News

Back on August 10, 2016 ground was formally broken for the new Five Forks Branch Library, part of the Greenville County Public Library System, located in Simpsonville, SC. This $8.5M building will include collaborative meeting spaces for public use and group study, a quiet reading room, as well as a learning area for children. The building will be roughly 28,000 square feet and is planned to open in the fall of 2017.

Our dealer, PMC Commercial Interiors, is providing the following products:

Below are stock photos of the products being used in this project. The photos show the many different options available in the circulation/counter systems line of BCI Modern Library Furniture.

INFORM Counter System

INFORM Counter System

Concertina Circulation Desk System

Concertina Circulation Desk System

Concertina Circulation Desk System

Below is a sketch of the proposed library:

Five Forks Library Sketch

To view photos of the project, visit the Greenville County Library System’s website by clicking here

Click here to read about the project in the Greenville Journal

For  more information on BCI Modern Library Furniture, click here to contact us today

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30 Jun 2017 no comments / READ MORE

The Boylston Public Library Is Complete ☑️

Posted by Tracy Lenok in News

As a follow-up to our April 27th and May 22nd posts on The Boylston Public Library project — we are thrilled to show the final installation pictures.

The products used for this renovation were:

 

The Simply Universal Reading Tables pictured above are an absolute must for any library setting. Grouped together or separate, they are simply universal!

Varying the color selections of the Ratio Library Shelving with Steel Shelves, Laminate Canopy Top & End Panels, give the children’s area a whimsical feel.

For more information on BCI Modern Library Furniture, contact us today by clicking here.

 

29 Jun 2017 no comments / READ MORE

Another Project By BCI Modern Library Furniture for an NJ Elementary School

Posted by Tracy Lenok in News

The Woodside Elementary School, part of the River Vale Public School District, is located in River Vale, NJ and serves students pre-K though 5th grade. The school consists of approximately 350 students and 60 teachers. With such a large population and an aging library, a renovation was necessary for the school.

Taking advantage of the Educational Services Commission of NJ (ESCNJ), the district was spared the time and expense of searching for quality furnishings at competitive prices.

Along with the BCI Modern Library Furniture dealer, Longo Associates, the following products were selected for the project:

Ratio INFORM Radius Mobile Shelving, Ratio Laminate Shelving System with Laminate Shelves, Ratio System Wall Shelving, Cocoon System, Hugo Chair, Drum Pouf, Pause Pouf, Opera Seating

BCI Modern Library Furniture’s shelving systems come in a variety of configurations, finishes and color combinations to complement any library design. Our seating systems are the ultimate in style and comfort. The arrangement possibilities are endless.

Click on the links below to download product brochures:

Ratio Shelving System

Ratio INFORM Shelving System

Hugo Chair

Pause Pouf

Opera Seating

For more information, contact us today

26 Jun 2017 no comments / READ MORE

Baton Rouge, LA Library Made Beautiful with BCI Modern Library Furniture

Posted by Tracy Lenok in News

In 1939 with just a few donated books, The East Baton Rouge Parish Library (EBRPL) was born. After three years, the library system had grown – adding eight branch libraries for people in the Baton Rouge area.

Today, the Main Library and its 13 branches have a staff of over 540. Service is also extended to retirement centers, daycare centers, community centers and schools.

Renovations to the Bluebonnet Library began in 2015 and are scheduled to be completed this summer.

BCI Modern Library Furniture dealer, Arnold & Associates Interiors Inc., provided the following furnishing for the renovation project:

INFORM Desk Systems for Adult Section, INFORM Desk Systems for Children’s Area

Below are stock photos of our INFORM Desk Systems:

Our collection of information desk systems come in solid wood veneer, plastic laminate or steel. The choice of colors are infinite and can be customized to your library environment — adding that pop of color.

Click here to view project photos of earlier renovations from Arnold & Associates Interiors Inc. to the Bluebonnet Library.

For more information on BCI Modern Library Furniture and our design, furniture and installation, please contact us today.

 

19 Jun 2017 no comments / READ MORE

BCI Modern Library Furniture Part of a ‘Centennial Plan’ in Concord, MA

Posted by Tracy Lenok in News

Established in 1922 and set on 39 acres, the Concord Academy, located in Concord, MA, is a private, co-ed boarding and day school. The school of about 400 students serves grades 9 through 12. Not only are the students from adjacent towns, but they come from all over the world. The philosophy of the school is to create an environment for students to learn about the arts, sciences and humanities. Students are encouraged to practice hands-on learning and experimentation.

As part of the ‘Centennial Plan’ slated for 2022, the school is undergoing renovations. Included in the project, is a library renovation. BCI Modern Library Furniture dealer, Creative Office Pavilion, provided Ratio INFORM Radius Mobile Shelving for the renovation.

This mobile shelving system is available in wood veneer, plastic laminate or steel. Colors range from Grey Metallic to a Flame Red. The casters allow for the shelving units to be rearranged easily.

Below is a stock photo of the Ratio INFORM Radius Mobile Shelving.

Download our product catalog by clicking here

For more information on how BCI Modern Library Furniture can enhance your renovation project, contact us today

 

12 Jun 2017 no comments / READ MORE

Another BCI Modern Library Furniture Renovation Project Approaching Completion

Posted by Tracy Lenok in News

The Richland Library Ballentine, located in Irmo, SC, is nearing completion this summer. The new 13,000 square foot building will feature an outdoor deck, large meeting room, Artist space and more. This library is constructed with the objective of using the furnishings to create an adaptable environment.

Our BCI Modern Library Furniture dealer, Corporate Concepts, provided Picture Book Browsers with Casters for the project – an excellent choice in keeping with the design concept.

Picture Book Browser

Picture book browser

Picture Book Browsers are a fun way to display books. They come in a wide variety of materials and colors to enhance the overall library setting. The design allows books to be returned back into the browser in no particular order. Casters allow the browsers to be rearranged with little effort.

For more information on the products and services that BCI Modern Library Furniture has to offer, contact us today. We will assist you from design to the installation of your new library furnishings.

05 Jun 2017 no comments / READ MORE

CREC Museum Academy’s New Facility Features BCI Modern Library Furniture

Posted by Tracy Lenok in News

The CREC Museum Academy, located in Bloomfield, CT will be opening a new 75,000 square foot building this summer. The Museum Academy is a magnet school serving grades Pre-K through 5. Currently there are two temporary sites — the Pre-K at one site and K-5 at another. This new building will allow both sites to be consolidated.

Our BCI dealer, Creative Library Concepts, provided the shelving products:

To get an idea of just how functional and beautiful the Opal Shelving is, here are some stock photos:

              Opal Shelving System

Opal Wall Steel Shelving System

Our Opal line of steel shelving is designed to be malleable as well as strong and long lasting. Its smooth design allows it to fit into any library setting. With over 30 different color choices, the Opal Steel Shelving creates its own exclusive individuality.

The products for the new library were purchased through the CT State Contracting which enables schools to purchase low cost, high quality furniture from a series of approved vendors.

Click here to view proposed building photos from Freeman Companies

To view photos of completed projects where Opal Steel Shelving has been used, click the links below:

AITE (Academy of Information Technology & Engineering)

Darien High School Library

Fairfield Public Library

For more information on BCI Modern Library Furniture for your new building or renovation project, please contact us today. We have design experts standing by to answer any questions you may have.

30 May 2017 no comments / READ MORE

Photos From The Boylston Public Library Project Are Here!

Posted by Tracy Lenok in News

As a follow-up to our April 27th post on The Boylston Public Library, we are pleased to share the final photos.

As a reminder, these were the products used in the renovation:

The ratio shelving was selected to provide adequate storage for books and materials. The color choices give ‘life’ to the space.

For more information on BCI Modern Library Furniture, please contact us today. We have a wide variety of products that will enhance your library renovation or building project. We participate in several purchasing contracts to eliminate the time and money spent on searching for a provider.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

22 May 2017 no comments / READ MORE

Central Arkansas Library Complete!

Posted by Tracy Lenok in News

As a follow-up to our May 1st post on  The Roosevelt Thompson Branch Library, the final installation pictures are here! Finally, a place for the over 62,000 books, magazines and audiovisual pieces!☺️

As a reminder, below are the products selected for this renovation project:

Ratio Shelving System with Steel Shelves, Cocoon Modular Systems, Ratio Square Display Units, BCI Puzzle Tables and Stools, BCI Flatline Search Station and Mobile Picture Book Box Browsers

Ratio Shelving System with Steel Shelves

 

Ratio Shelving System with Steel Shelves

Ratio Shelving System with Steel Shelves

Ratio Shelving System with Steel Shelves

For more information on our products, please contact us today

 

 

 

15 May 2017 no comments / READ MORE

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