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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 Sep 01
Tue Sep 06
Thu Sep 08
Tue Sep 13
Thu Sep 15
Icon of the event Wednesday Night English Conversation for Immigrants and Newcomers to Canada
Ongoing event running from Wed Jan 06, 2016 - Wed Dec 14, 2016
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...

Icon of the event Newcomer Programs at Steeles
1:30 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Steeles

An information program with The Cross-Cultural Community Services Association for newcomers in Chinese. Call branch for details.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Aug 17
Icon of the event LSP: Canada My New Home - Discover Canada
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 discovery of their new country and culture. Come and participate in discussions about Canada. In partnership wi...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Sep 12
Mon Sep 19
Mon Sep 26
Mon Oct 03
Mon Oct 10
Icon of the event LSP: New Job Search Strategies
Wed Sep 21, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Are you looking for a job in Canada? Learn about new job search strategies. In partnership with Citizenship and Immigration Canada, YMCA and Toronto Public Library. Designed especially for Newcomers to Canada.

Icon of the event Learn Bollywood Dancing
Thu Oct 13, 2016 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Albion

Join us in celebrating Library Settlement Partnerships (LSP) Citizenship Week! Learn about the citizenship process, and rights and responsibilities of citizenship. This year's theme is dance from around the world. Enjoy an...

Icon of the event Settlement Services for Newcomers
10:00 am - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Goldhawk Park

Settlement workers provide in person, one-on-one assistance to newcomer families with settlement-related issues. This is a co-sponsored program with Catholic Cross Cultural Services.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Oct 17
Mon Oct 24
Mon Oct 31
Mon Nov 07
Mon Nov 14
Icon of the event Canadian Citizenship Preparation Sessions
10:30 am - 12:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Woodside Square

This program is for Permanent Residents. Topics will include: Who can apply for citizenship and how? Canadian history, geography and the government system, rights and responsibilities of citizens and more.* Tuesday October ...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Sep 10
Sat Sep 17
Sat Sep 24
Sat Oct 01
Icon of the event Canadian Citizenship Information Part One: The Citizenship Application Process
Mon Aug 15, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Learn about the Canadian citizenship application process. Find out the latest information about eligibility (age, residency requirements, proof of language ability, etc.), completing and submitting the forms, fees, applicatio...

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:
Tue Nov 01
Wed Nov 02
Thu Nov 03
Tue Nov 08
Wed Nov 09