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This Is What A Children’s Area Can Really Look Like

Posted by Tracy Lenok in News

“Having Fun Isn’t Hard When You’ve Got a Library Card” – ArthurArthur

Many parents ask themselves, “How can I get my child interested in going to the library?”  It is a well known fact that exposing pre-schoolers to their public library can enhance their love for learning for years to come.  A children’s area in a library doesn’t necessarily have to be all about books.  Today comfort, space and technology all play a crucial role. Designing the interior of the library with modern soft seating, whimsical shelving,  vibrant colors, open areas, and the latest technology can serve as an interactive playground for children. Create a little bit of magic in your library with BCI Modern Library Furniture.

The photos below are from a recent renovation project at the Kongsberg Public Library in Norway using BCI’s products.

 

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29 Dec 2015 no comments / READ MORE

BCI Installation Complete at University of Massachusetts Lowell Campus

Posted by Tracy Lenok in News

Back on July 10th, we posted news of the selection of BCI’s 60/30 Steel Radius Shelving System by the UMASS Lowell Campus.  We now have the actual photo’s to prove it! UMASS purchased the 60/30 Steel Radius Shelving System as a test concept for future investment purposes.  Pictured below is the 60/30 Steel Radius Shelving System with London End Panels and Canopy Tops (Steel Finish White #222) fully installed.

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Project:  University of Massachusetts – Lowell

Location:  Lowell, MA

Products:  60/30 Steel Radius Shelving with Steel Canopy Tops and London End Panels

For more information on how BCI Modern Library Furniture can facilitate the building or renovation of your university library, contact us today

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15 Dec 2015 no comments / READ MORE

BCI Coming to the NEASC Annual Meeting and Conference

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BCI will be in the Longo Associates booth at the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC) 130th Annual Meeting and Conference being held December 9 – 11, in Boston, MA.

A world leader in modern library furniture, BCI’s entire line is available for purchase under the Massachusetts Higher Education Consortium (MHEC) contract.  Public schools, colleges, and municipalities can purchase our library furniture direct.

Visit us next week and see the difference our more than 60 years of experience can make.

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08 Dec 2015 no comments / READ MORE

Two Pennsylvania School Libraries Undergoing Renovations Select BCI

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North Hills High School & Middle School Libraries $470,000 Library Furniture Spend Includes BCI Modern Library Furniture

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The North Hills School District is renovating both the high school and middle school libraries.   They plan to spend up to $1 million in structural costs and $470,000 on furniture.  Because today’s libraries are shifting into an environment for students and teachers to collaborate, restructuring these spaces is necessary.  BCI’s Ordrup Magazine Shelving comes in a wide variety of finishes to enhance the overall modern design and practicality of the library space.

Project:  North Hills High School and Middle School

Location:  Pittsburgh, PA

Products:  Ordrup Magazine Display Shelving

BCI Dealer:  Delaney Brothers

Architect:  The Design Alliance

Click here to read the renovation article featured in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

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Download the Ordrup-Wall-Shelving-Specifications-Guide

For more information on how BCI Modern Library Furniture can help you to reimagine your library, please contact us today 

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25 Nov 2015 no comments / READ MORE

BCI Modern Library Furniture Install in Bermuda

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The Somersfield Academy – Current Installation

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Thought we would share a glimpse of some pictures on the install at the Somersfield Academy located on the island of Bermuda.

Project:  Somersfield Academy

Location:  Devonshire, Bermuda

Products:  60/30 Steel Cantilevered Shelving, 60/30 Classic Steel Shelving with Casters, Picture Book Browsers with Casters, Linnea Book BrowserOrdrup Magazine Display, Book Trolley Ven Plus, Book Return Cabinet, INFORM Desk

BCI Dealer:  A. F. Smith 

Contact Us Today at BCI Modern Library Furniture to more information – let our group of specialists assist you in your new library.

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23 Nov 2015 no comments / READ MORE

Update – Discovery School Opens in Arlington, VA

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Here’s an update on our June, 2015 post for the Discovery School –

On September 8,  2015 the Discovery School opened its doors after a $41 million building project.  Pictured above are the BCI Modern Library Furniture products used.

Project:  Arlington Public Schools, Discovery Elementary School

Location:  Arlington, VA

Products:  Single-Face Opal Shelving System with Natural Maple Canopy Tops60/30 Steel Radius Shelving with Steel Canopy Tops & London End PanelsFrontline Square Display Shelving, Picture Book Browser with CastersBook Trolley VEN Plus, Book Trolley Gotland

BCI Dealer:  Diversified Educational Systems, Inc. – http://www.des.com/

Architect:  VMDO Architects – http://www.vmdo.com/index.php

Click here to read the article which appeared in The Washington Post

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

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18 Nov 2015 no comments / READ MORE

BCI Modern Library Furniture Part of Capital Improvement Projects in St. Louis

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New Buildings and Renovations for the St. Louis County Library SystemOPAC Search Station

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The St. Louis Country Library system is considered the busiest public library in Missouri with 20 branches.  In 2012, voters approved a tax increase to fund two new buildings, renovations to four existing libraries, as well as five additional library renovations during 2015/2016.  BCI has supplied new furniture for five of the branches which will give these libraries a new modern design while helping to maximize the space.

Project:  St. Louis County Library

Location:  St. Louis, MO

Architect:  Christner Inc.

BCI Products for Jamestown Bluffs Branch, Indian Trails Branch, Weber Branch, Grant’s View Branch and Rock Road Branch:

Book Display, Flatline Search Station – OPAC Station

Click here to view the progress of all the St. Louis Country Library projects

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

To download our catalog, click here – we have a large selection of furniture to help you reimagine your library space

 

05 Nov 2015 no comments / READ MORE

BCI Modern Library Furniture Headed to the Island of Bermuda

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Coming soon to Somersfield Academy!

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Founded in 1991, the Somersfield Academy located on the island of Bermuda, formerly known as Montessori Academy, was started by a group of parents.  In 2001, the name was changed to Somersfield Academy and moved to Devonshire.  With over 500 students, the school library has been going through a much needed renovation.  The Somersfield Academy selected a wide variety of BCI Modern Library Furniture products for this project.

Project:  Somersfield Academy

Location:  Devonshire, Bermuda

Products:  60/30 Steel Cantilevered Shelving, 60/30 Classic Steel Shelving with Casters, Picture Book Browsers with Casters, Linnea Book BrowserOrdrup Magazine Display, Book Trolley Ven Plus, Book Return Cabinet, INFORM Desk

BCI Dealer:  A. F. Smith 

Contact Us Today at BCI Modern Library Furniture to more information

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02 Nov 2015 no comments / READ MORE

BCI Showing Up in a Newly Built Wyoming Elementary School

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Lincoln Elementary School Opens Its Doors

The Lincoln Elementary School, formerly known as North Casper Elementary, opened its brand new building for the 2015-2016 school year.  This new $11.5 million 53,211 square foot building will better serve the needs of an ever growing population and replace the aging school.  BCI’s 60/30 Mobile Classic Steel Shelving was chosen to compliment the new library arrangement with its outstanding flexibility, mobility and sleek modern design.

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Project:  Lincoln Elementary School

Location:  Casper, WY

Products:  Mobile 60/30 Classic Steel Shelving

Designed by:  KJV Designs, LLC 

BCI Dealer:  Top Office Products

Click here to read more about the new Lincoln Elementary School

Contact Us today – Find out how we can assist in your library renovation project – we have designers and specialists standing by to answer all your questions.

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29 Oct 2015 no comments / READ MORE

BCI Modern Library Furniture Coming Soon to the Deerfield Academy

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60/30 Steel Radius Shelving Currently Being Installed

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The Deerfield Academy, located in Deerfield, MA is an independent co-ed boarding and day school.  Founded in 1797, the Deerfield Academy serves as a secondary school. The Boyden Library has been undergoing an estimated $11.5 million renovation project which is scheduled to be completed by the end of December 2015.  The library will feature newly configured spaces with advanced technology areas, group study rooms, student carrels and much needed classrooms.  This construction project will bring the library into the 21st century serving the students and staff as a crucial center for research and study.  The 60/30 Steel Radius Shelving with London End Panels and Canopy Tops will meet the needs of the new library with its flexibility and durability.

Project:  Deerfield Academy

Location:  Deerfield, MA

BCI Products:  60/30 Steel Radius Shelving with London End Panels and Canopy Tops

BCI Dealer:  Donnegan Systems, Inc.

Architectural Firm:  ARC – Architectural Resources Cambridge

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27 Oct 2015 no comments / READ MORE

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