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ESL & Newcomer Programs

Icon of the event LSP: Let's Speak English - Winter Session
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Newcomers with beginner to intermediate level English are invited to learn basic English vocabulary for daily living and working, while improving their listening and conversation skills....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jan 11
Icon of the event English Conversation Circle
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Downsview

Come join this free program! Practice and improve your English conversation skills in a relaxing environment, while making new friends! This program is co-sponsored by North York Community House. Please register at the Branch...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 26
Tue Oct 03
Tue Oct 10
Tue Oct 17
Tue Oct 24
Icon of the event LSP: Let's Speak English - Fall Session
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Newcomers with beginner to intermediate level English are invited to learn basic English vocabulary for daily living and working, while improving their listening and conversation skills....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Sep 21
Thu Oct 05
Thu Oct 19
Thu Nov 02
Thu Nov 16
Icon of the event LSP Week 2017: Celebration 150
Fri Oct 20, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Join us to celebrate the Library Settlement Partnerships (LSP) program and Canada's 150th anniversary of Confederation. Meet Jowita Bydlowska, author of the best-selling memoir, Drunk Mom, and Guy, a novel. Learn about newcom...

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 Oct 27
Fri Nov 24
Fri Dec 22
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 Sep 21
Thu Sep 28
Thu Oct 05
Thu Oct 12
Thu Oct 19
Icon of the event LSP: Networking for Jobs
Wed Oct 04, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

A workshop for newcomers about how to use networking strategies to find a job. Designed especially for Newcomers to Canada....

Icon of the event ESL English Reading Circle
10:30 am - 11:15 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Thorncliffe

Looking to improve your English? We will be reading advanced picture books and practicing our listening, reading and conversation skills. Drop-in. For more information 416-396-3865.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Sep 22
Fri Sep 29
Fri Oct 06
Fri Oct 13
Fri Oct 20
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6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Free 10 week program at Toronto Reference Library. For landed immigrants and convention refugees, 19 years and older with LINC Level 4 and higher. Small group settings with experienced and trained mentors. Informal discussion...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jan 16
Icon of the event LSP: Why You Need a Mentor
Wed Nov 15, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Understand the values of a professional mentor and how to find one. Designed especially for Newcomers to Canada....