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BCI Combines Efforts with the State of Connecticut

Posted by Tracy Lenok in News

State of Connecticut

BCI is a Proud Member of the Connecticut State Contract Purchasing Program

What are the benefits of purchasing off a state contract?

  • The end user is buying direct
  • Decreased time in locating responsible vendors
  • Maintain benchmarks on pricing
  • Bidding process is streamlined
  • Numerous options of energy efficient or recycled products

What can be purchased on a state contract?

  • Shelving Systems
  • Soft Seating
  • Lounge Seating
  • Children’s Furniture
  • Counter Systems – Circulation/Reception Desks
  • Display Furniture
  • Tables and Chairs
  • Computer Stations
  • Lighting Systems
  • Book Trolleys

Who can purchase off a state contract?

  • K-12 Institutions
  • Colleges and Universities
  • Local Government Municipalities
  • Healthcare Facilities
  • Non-Profit Organizations

BCI Modern Library Furniture also offers customized design and space planning.  We have consults standing by to assist you in modernizing your library.

Click here to view all of our previous projects.

Contact us today to learn more about The Connecticut State Contract

Visit our website to view all of our products

To download our full catalog, click here

10 Jun 2015 no comments / READ MORE

BCI Furniture and the Middlesex Regional Educational Services Commission

Posted by Tracy Lenok in News

All BCI Modern Library Furniture is available on the Middlesex Regional Educational Services Commission contract (MRESC).  The MRESC was designed to match economical purchasing opportunities for educational institutions and government agencies. 

Who Can Join?

  • All Public School Districts
  • Counties
  • Municipalities
  • State Universities
  • Colleges
  • County Colleges

What are the Benefits?

  • Aggressive pricing
  • No bidding specifications
  • Quality product access
  • Reputable vendors
  • No unqualified vendor contracts

What can be purchased on a state contract?

  • Shelving Systems
  • Soft Seating
  • Lounge Seating
  • Children’s Furniture
  • Counter Systems – Circulation/Reception Desks
  • Display Furniture
  • Tables and Chairs
  • Computer Stations
  • Lighting Systems
  • Book Trolleys

BCI Modern Library Furniture also offers customized design and space planning.  Our specialists will work to assist you in bringing your library into the 21st century.

Previous projects completed by BCI Modern Library Furniture using the MRESC:

George Washington Middle School, Ridgewood, NJ

Hudson County Community College, Jersey City, NJ

Paramus High School, Paramus, NJ

Contact us today to learn more about MRESC

Visit our website to view all of our products and installations

To download our complete catalog, click here

02 Jun 2015 no comments / READ MORE

West Coast…Here We Are Again

Posted by Tracy Lenok in News

BCI Modern Library Furniture Selected by Higher Education in California

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California State University – Chico is using BCI’s Oslo Display Towers for a library renovation project.  The college is located in downtown Chico covering 119 acres.  The Chico campus is the 2nd oldest in the State of California University System. This unique display and storage tower can be used for magazines, annuals, periodicals, etc.  The castors give it the mobility for easy repositioning.  The Oslo Display Tower is sold in a variety of colors to fit into any library interior design.

Project:  California State University – Chico

Location:  Chico, CA

Product:  Oslo Display Tower

For more information on how BCI Modern Library Furniture can be used throughout your library, contact us today

To download our complete library furniture catalog, please click here

Visit our website to view all of our products and installations

 

26 May 2015 no comments / READ MORE

New Modern Library Furniture Seen in British Columbia Canada

Posted by Tracy Lenok in News

Whistler Public Library Chooses 60/30 Steel Radius Shelving System

 

The Whistler Public Library located in Whistler British Columbia Canada, opened in 2008 and is always welcoming a steady flow of patrons.  This 14,500 square foot building is located in the Coast Mountains of British Columbia and serves both permanent residents, seasonal workers and weekend tourists.  The cutting edge library design meets the needs of the community by providing a peaceful retreat with natural light and beautiful views.  Based on their durability and usability, BCI’s 60/30 Shelving Systems with London End Panels and Canopy Tops were used throughout the library.  This shelving system also comes in a wide range of colors to complement any library design.

Project:  Whistler Public Library

Location:  Whistler British Columbia Canada

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

BCI Dealer:  Jonathan Morgan & Company Limited – http://www.jmclimited.ca/

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

Visit our website to view all our installations and products

Click here to download our complete BCI Modern Library Furniture catalogBCI_Catalog_Web (1)

 

 

 

 

 

 

18 May 2015 no comments / READ MORE

Back again…BCI Modern Library Furniture for Edmonton Public Library

Posted by Tracy Lenok in Installations, News

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BCI Modern Library Furniture was used in the Edmonton Public Library System in Edmonton, Alberta Canada for the new Meadows Branch

The Meadows branch is the newest addition to the Edmonton Public Library System.  This new facility not only features a public library, but a recreation centre as well.  BCI Modern Library furniture was selected for this new and exciting collaboration of amenities for the community.

Project:     Edmonton Public Library – Meadows Branch

Location:  Edmonton, Alberta Canada

Products:   BCI Single Faced and Double Faced Opal Shelving System with Maple Canopy Tops and End PanelsBCI Double Faced 60/30 Cantilever Mobile Steel Shelving,  BCI 60/30 Radius Steel Shelving with Maple Canopy Tops and End PanelsBCI Ordrup Magazine Shelving, Heart Soft Seating, OPAC Search Station, Puzzle Tables & Stools

BCI Dealer:  Allwest Furnishings

Click here to read more about the Meadows Branch

Additional information on the new facility and other Edmonton Public Library renovation and rebuilding projects can also be found by clicking here

Contact BCI today for assistance with your library rebuilding, renovations and expansions and for product information, please contact us

To download our catalog, please click here

14 May 2015 no comments / READ MORE

Here We Are Again…BCI in British Columbia Canada

Posted by Tracy Lenok in News

BCI Modern Library Furniture Chosen for British Columbia Library Renovation Project

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The Bob Prittie Metrotown, part of the Burnaby Public Library system in British Columbia, is undergoing a make-over featuring BCI’s 60/30 Steel Radius Shelving, as well as some much needed self-service upgrades and an entrance/exit renovation.   The flexibility of this shelving allows it to be a round shelving system or a series of bays for an arched look.  The 60/30 Steel Radius Shelving is available in a wide variety of colors to enhance any library renovation.

Project:  Burnaby Public Library – Bob Prittie Metrotown

Location:  Burnaby British Columbia Canada

Products:  60/30 Steel Radius Shelving

BCI Dealer:  Jonathan Morgan & Company Limited – http://www.jmclimited.ca/

Click here for renovation information from the Burnaby Public Library

Click here to read an article on the renovation project from NewToBC  – The Library Link for Newcomers

For more information on 60/60 Steel Radius Shelving, click here to download our brochure

To view all the products BCI has to offer, click here

For more information on how BCI can plan and design your library renovation project, contact us today – we have specialists standing by to assist you with all your questions

Visit our website to view recent library renovation projects using BCI Modern Library Furniture

 

12 May 2015 no comments / READ MORE

Mt. Lebanon High School Undergoes $109.65 Million Renovation and Expansion

Posted by Tracy Lenok in News

BCI Modern Library Furniture Featured

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Mt. Lebanon High School Library

The Mt. Lebanon High School, located in Pittsburgh, PA was originally built in 1928.  Since then, there have been five more additions and renovations made.  This recent renovation and expansion was needed to accommodate the need to utilize the latest technology in an open classroom setting, correct the layout of classrooms, modernize the library, add a new science and engineering wing, upgrade the electrical and HVAC systems, as well as to conform to safety standards.  The new library featured Single-Faced and Double Faced Gothia Shelving with wood end panels, canopy tops and accent strips.  The Gothia Shelving System has a unique individuality of its own which adds to the range of capabilities of the modern library.

Project:  Mt. Lebanon High School

Location:  Pittsburgh, PA

BCI Dealer:  Maffei Strayer Furnishings

Products:  Single-Faced & Double-Faced Gothia Shelving with wood end panels, canopy tops and accent strip

To download our brochure on the Gothia Shelving System, click here

Contact BCI today for more information on Modern Library Furniture renovation and new construction projects

To view our complete line of BCI Modern Library Furniture, click here

Visit our website by clicking here

07 May 2015 no comments / READ MORE

The School at Columbia University in NY…BCI Install Photos Are Here!

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BCI Modern Library Furniture Used in Another Independent School Library Renovation

As a follow-up to our post on February 27th, the installation of the 60/30 Shelving and Book Trolleys have been completed and look fantastic!

Project:  The School at Columbia University

Location:  New York, NY

BCI Dealer:  Empire Office – www.empireoffice.com

Contact BCI today – we have specialists standing by to assist in your library project

Click here to download the BCI Catalog

Visit our website

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12 Mar 2015 no comments / READ MORE

BCI Modern Library Furniture Back In Connecticut

Posted by Tracy Lenok in News

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A well-equipped library begins and ends with the information desk.  Upon entering a library, the information desk is your main resource.  Newington High School, a public school located in Newington, CT, recently choose BCI’s Inform Desks for an upgrade project to the library.  With its modular system to allow for customization to meet the work requirements of the staff and the library layout, the BCI Inform desks are an excellent choice. There are a wide range of color choices to fit into any library decor.  The sleek modern design of the Inform Desk make it compatible for any public or private school library, university library, public library, or media center.

Project:  Newington High School

Location:  Newington, CT

BCI Dealer:  Robert H. Lord Company

Products:  Inform Desk with book chute, AV Media Cabinet with five drawers, bagrest, cable conductor, organization container

Download our Inform Counter System brochure by clicking here

Contact BCI today for more information on Modern Library Furniture renovation projects

To view our complete line of BCI Modern Library Furniture, click here

 

 

 

11 Mar 2015 no comments / READ MORE

Ridgefield Library Expansion and Renovation Features BCI Modern Library Furniture

Posted by Tracy Lenok in News

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The Ridgefield Library underwent an extensive expansion and renovation project.  This $20 million project included a new building complete with a Library Commons area, upgraded wireless technology, easy to reach shelving, sprinkler and security systems, as well as an environmentally friendly building.  A considerable portion of the renovation featured BCI’s Modern Library Furniture.    This BCI Library furniture was purchased off Connecticut State Contract.

Project:  Ridgefield Library

Location:  Ridgefield, CT

Dealer:  Longo Associates, Inc.

Architect:  Newman Architects

Products:  BCI Opal Double Faced Shelving Starter and Adder Units with End Panels and Canopy Tops, BCI 60/30 Single Faced Starter and Adder Units with End Panels and Canopy Tops, BCI Opal Double Faced Starter and Adder Units with Glass End Panels and Canopy Tops, Mobile BCI Opal Doubled Faced Starter and Adder with Glass End Panels and Canopy Tops, Discorama AV Browser

Click here to read more about the project and view photos from Newman Architects

To view the Ridgefield Library renovation project, click here

For more information on the Connecticut State Contract, click here

Click here to view BCI’s Library Design Process – Planning, Design and Layout

To contact BCI Modern Library Furniture to discuss your renovations plans, click here

Download the complete BCI catalog by clicking here

10 Mar 2015 no comments / READ MORE