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ESL & Newcomer Programs

Icon of the event LSP: Canada My New Home- Steps To English Fluency
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Centennial

This Library Settlement program run by the YMCA Newcomer Information Center invites all newcomers to share, in the form of discussions, different topics about Canadian life, culture and traditions. Come and join our conversat...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Nov 23
Tue Nov 28
Thu Nov 30
Tue Dec 05
Thu Dec 07
Icon of the event Meet a Settlement Counselor on 2nd and 4th Thursday
1:00 pm - 1:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Cedarbrae

Drop in or call: Karuna T. Wimalasuriya, Agincourt Community Services Association (Ph: 416-292-6912) provides settlement services to new immigrants on 2nd and 4th Thursdays of the month from 2 pm to 4 pm.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Nov 23
Thu Dec 14
Thu Dec 28
Thu Jan 11
Thu Jan 25
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:
Thu Nov 23
Tue Nov 28
Wed Nov 29
Thu Nov 30
Tue Dec 05
Icon of the event English Conversation Circle
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

For newcomers who want to practice English and improve communication. Local volunteers sit together with newcomers for a 90 minute discussion on themes such as workplace culture, job searching and current events. You must b...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Nov 23
Mon Nov 27
Thu Nov 30
Mon Dec 04
Thu Dec 07
Icon of the event Citizenship Preparation Classes
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Black Creek

Complete the Canadian Citizenship test preparation in 9 sessions Thursdays October 19, 26 , November 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, December 7, 14 from 1:00 to 3 pm. Learn about the Canadian government, history and geography through conve...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Nov 23
Thu Nov 30
Thu Dec 07
Thu Dec 14
Icon of the event English Conversation Circle
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Practice your English conversation skills with others. Learn idioms and common expressions while making new friends and learning what the library has to offer. Light refreshments will be provided!...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Nov 23
Thu Nov 30
Thu Dec 07
Thu Dec 14
Icon of the event English Conversation Circle (ECC) - Beginner/Intermediate/Advanced
9:30 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Practice your conversation skills, make new friends and learn about the library. You must be 18 years of age and have landed immigrant or refugee status to join....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Nov 24
Fri Dec 01
Fri Dec 08
Fri Dec 15
Fri Dec 22
Icon of the event Canada Learning Bond Information Session
Fri Nov 24, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Did you know that the Government of Canada provides support for families to save for their child's education after high school? If you have a child who was born in 2004 or later, and your net family income is below $45,900, y...

Icon of the event Silk Flower Making Workshop
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

A craft created in Japan, popular in Taiwan and China. Attend our monthly classes and have flowers all year round....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Nov 24
Fri Dec 22
Icon of the event LSP: English Conversation Circle
10:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Agincourt

Want to improve your conversational English? Want to expand your network? Want to make new friends? Please join our group!...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Nov 24