Aurora Town Square

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Welcome! Engage Aurora is an interactive, digital space for you to learn about and provide valuable input into Town projects.

This webpage will serve as a central hub for the Aurora Town Square project, where you can visit to learn more about the planned space and receive ongoing project updates. This is also a great place to interact with other members of the community and share your ideas for how the different spaces can be used, as construction of the square gets underway and the area is transformed into a vibrant destination for our community to enjoy.

ABOUT THE AURORA


Welcome! Engage Aurora is an interactive, digital space for you to learn about and provide valuable input into Town projects.

This webpage will serve as a central hub for the Aurora Town Square project, where you can visit to learn more about the planned space and receive ongoing project updates. This is also a great place to interact with other members of the community and share your ideas for how the different spaces can be used, as construction of the square gets underway and the area is transformed into a vibrant destination for our community to enjoy.

ABOUT THE AURORA TOWN SQUARE PROJECT

With two community spaces and unlimited possibilities, Aurora Town Square is a place where young and old can come together in all seasons to enjoy art, theatre, music, shopping, community events and activities.

Aurora Town Square includes two key spaces – a vibrant outdoor square and a new community facility that will feature a flexible performance hall with seating for up to 250 people and a variety of multi-purpose programming spaces that will bring life and energy to our downtown core.

Aurora Town Square is a key part of Aurora's exciting downtown revitalization plan.

  • Library Square: Building for the Future

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    Construction is in full swing, take a look at the amazing progress happening on site.

  • Construction Notice

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    Effective Wed. Jan 20, Aurora Public Library will re-open for holds pickup through a new window that has been installed at the south east end of the building on Church Street. For your convenience, a new return slot has been installed at the same location. Holds currently available for pick-up will be extended to Jan 27.

    Visit aurorapl.ca/content/service-updates for ongoing service updates.

  • Aurora Public Library is getting a new look!

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    Over the next few months, the Library will receive:

    • a façade transformation that includes elevator access leading from Yonge St. to the second floor
    • two new multi-purpose programming spaces and a board/meeting room
    • a new rooftop reading garden
    • a new corridor leading to an enclosed pedestrian bridge to the 22 Church St. addition
    • a new entrance on the Library’s east side that opens up to the outdoor square

    For service updates and virtual programming visit:

    aurorapl.ca

  • Project Monitoring Task Force

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    The Town has formed a Project Monitoring Task Force to monitor and examine all financial and budgetary aspects of Library Square during the construction phase, including project contingency expenditures. The Task Force first met on November 3, 2020 and will meet again on January 13, 2021. Please see the minutes from the first meeting attached.

    Project Monitoring Task Force

  • Construction Banners

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    Check out the colourful new banners on the construction fencing in front of 22 Church St. The banners provide information about Aurora Cultural Centre programming during construction. For more information, come by the construction site or go to auroraculturalcentre.ca.

  • Construction Notice

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    Starting the week of December 7, demolition work will begin on the Yonge St. entrance to the Aurora Public Library. Large construction equipment will be moved on site and the temporary Library parking area will be closed. Additional on-street parking has been created on Church St. and Victoria St. that the public is encouraged to use instead.

    As you navigate this area, we encourage everyone to cross at designated crosswalks, follow posted signs, and be alert when walking near the construction zone.

    See attached Map for new on-street parking and temporary accessible parking spots.


    Map of work area




  • Construction Time Lapse

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    We have mounted a time-lapse camera on the roof of the Aurora Public Library to provide ongoing coverage of Library Square construction. The camera will take a picture once an hour, seven days a week, so make sure to visit this site regularly to see this project take shape before your eyes.

  • Construction Notice

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    This week there will be curb side work and asphalt base coat being done along Church/Victoria Street. We would like to remind people to watch their surroundings and be alert when walking near the construction zone.


  • Construction Notice

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    Starting this week, crews will be on site at Library Square for asphalt removal along Victoria street. Please exercise caution when walking in this area.

  • Library Square Tree Removals

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    Crews are on the Library Square site this week performing tree removals across the property. Trees are being removed to accommodate the new facility, including parking improvements on Victoria St. and Church St. Other trees are being removed as they are non-native invasive species.


    Trees of heritage value will remain and a total of 56 new canopy trees will be planted to replace those being removed. In addition to the new canopy trees, a rich palette of smaller ornamental/flowering trees and shrubs will be planted, including Dogwood, Witch Hazel, Sumac, Nannyberry and Cranberry.
Page last updated: 05 Dec 2022, 09:19 AM