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ESL & Newcomer Programs

Icon of the event Book a Librarian
Ongoing event running from Fri Jan 02, 2015 - Sat Dec 31, 2016
Location: Barbara Frum

Meet one-on-one with a Barbara Frum Branch librarian to help find job search information, create an email account, navigate the library's website, download eBooks to your mobile device, find a good book to read and more ......

Icon of the event English Conversation Circle-cancelled for December 2016 and January 2017
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: North York Central Library

Practice your conversation skills, make new friends, and learn about the library. You must be at least 18 years of age and have landed immigrant or Convention Refugee status to join. This program is co-sponsored by North York...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Dec 07
Wed Dec 14
Wed Dec 21
Wed Dec 28
Icon of the event ESL Class (CLB 2-4 Basic English Proficiency)
1:00 pm - 1:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Cedarbrae

ESL class runs 2 times a week on Wednesdays and Fridays 10:30am - 1:30pm. in partnership with Toronto Catholic District School Board. Before Registration, you may have to take the language assessment test at YMCA Language Ass...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Dec 07
Fri Dec 09
Wed Dec 14
Fri Dec 16
Wed Dec 21
Icon of the event Wednesday Night English Conversation for Immigrants and Newcomers to Canada
6:15 pm - 8:15 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Brentwood

Do you want to improve your English speaking skills in a lively and meaningful way? Come to the English Conversation sessions at Brentwood Library! Interact with our knowledgeable teachers and with adult learners at all level...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Dec 07
Wed Dec 14
Icon of the event English Conversation Circle
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Parkdale

Join us to practice your English communication skills in a relaxing environment and make new friends. Everyone welcome. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Dec 07
Wed Dec 14
Wed Dec 21
Wed Dec 28
Wed Jan 04
Icon of the event LSP: Removing the Canadian Experience Barrier
Wed Dec 07, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

An information session for those planning to enter the workforce in Canada, led by staff from the YMCA Newcomer Information Centre. In partnership with Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada, YMCA and Toronto Public L...

Icon of the event LSP: Peer Nutrition Program
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Thorncliffe

- Learn new ways to prepare healthy snacks for kids ages 0 - 6 yrs...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Dec 07
Wed Dec 14
Icon of the event English as a Second Language (ESL) - All Levels
9:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Fairview Library (Room 1, Room 3, Room 4)...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Dec 07
Mon Dec 12
Wed Dec 14
Mon Dec 19
Wed Dec 21
Icon of the event English Language Class
9:30 am - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Dawes Road

Intermediate English classes will be offered three times a week Tuesday to Thursday for newcomers. There will be no daycare offered for this program. Contact branch for details. From the TDCSB.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Dec 07
Thu Dec 08
Tue Dec 13
Wed Dec 14
Thu Dec 15
Icon of the event Mandarin Support Group for Seniors
10:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Join our Mandarin Support Group for Seniors, every Wednesday from 10:00am-11:30am. Call the branch for more details, 416-395-5980. Hosted by the North York Community House.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Dec 07
Wed Dec 14