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Icon of the event Citizenship Preparation Classes
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Downsview

Need help preparing and studying for the Canadian Citizenship Test? Complete the free citizenship test preparation program in 9 classes at the Downsview Branch presented by the North York Community House. Call Maria at 416-4...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Oct 17
Mon Oct 24
Mon Oct 31
Mon Nov 07
Mon Nov 14
Icon of the event LSP Week 2016: Celebrate with Dance
Thu Oct 20, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Join us to celebrate the Library Settlement Partnerships (LSP) program. Learn about newcomer services and programs. Enjoy a performance by Esmeralda Enrique Spanish Dance. Refreshments will be served. All are welcome. For mor...

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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 Oct 04
Tue Oct 11
Tue Oct 18
Tue Oct 25
Tue Nov 01
Icon of the event Cycling in All Weather Conditions
Sat Nov 19, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Winter is on it's way! Join us for this free informative workshop and learn how to cycle safely in cold, rain, and snow. Topics to be covered include how to dress for the weather, safe riding techniques, and how to maintain y...

Icon of the event LSP: Journey to Canada: Mental Health and Migration
Wed Nov 09, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

A narrative-based workshop exploring experiences of moving to a new country: migration, stress, mental health, culture-shock, racism and resiliency. Provided by the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA). In partnership wi...

Icon of the event Show and Tell: Storytelling at the Library (in Mandarin)
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Bring an object - Share a story - Make a connection...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Aug 02
Tue Aug 09
Tue Aug 16
Tue Aug 23
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 LSP: Career Awareness for Women
Wed Nov 23, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

An information session for women planning to (re) enter the workforce in Canada. How to assess skills, interests, personality, needs, values, and motivation; how to discover a career direction in Canada; how to increase knowl...

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 Master Your Money, Ladies!
Thu Sep 29, 2016 | 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Location: Albion

Whether you're new to Canada or not, Jenni Bolton of Cent$ible Students will teach you how to navigate the Canadian financial system, including banking basics in Canada, taxes and government benefits....