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Icon of the event Tips and Secrets Smart Canadians Know
Tue Jan 30, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

This program is aimed at newcomers to Canada. Learn about the basics of banking, credit and taxes. Taught by the Chartered Professional Accounts of Canada (CPA)....

Icon of the event ESL Reading Circle
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albion

Join Albion's ESL Reading Circle every Monday and practice your English by reading and conversing with others. Drop in only....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jan 08
Mon Jan 15
Mon Jan 22
Mon Jan 29
Mon Feb 05
Icon of the event Adult ESL Class: CLB Level 1-2
11:30 am - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Goldhawk Park

English as a second language classes address the needs of learners who want to learn, improve or perfect their speaking, listening, reading and writing skills. Systematic coverage of grammar structures is provided within a co...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Dec 20
Fri Dec 22
Icon of the event Russian Music and Poetry Nights
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Join us in the beautiful Barbara Frum Library for our monthly Russian Poetry and Music Salons, hosted by local poets and musicians....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Nov 15
Wed Dec 20
Icon of the event Peer Nutrition Program
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Thorncliffe

Learn new ways to prepare healthy snacks for kids aged 0-6 years. How to read food labels. Network with your neighbours and learn from their experience. Receive certificate of participation in the program. In partnership ...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Oct 30
Mon Nov 06
Mon Nov 13
Mon Nov 20
Mon Nov 27
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 Oct 26
Thu Nov 02
Thu Nov 09
Thu Nov 16
Thu Nov 23
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 Oct 26
Thu Nov 02
Thu Nov 09
Thu Nov 16
Thu Nov 23
Icon of the event Mango Languages
Wed Oct 25, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Learning a new language is not always easy but Toronto Public Library can make learning fun and free with Mango Languages!...

Icon of the event English Conversation Circle for Mandarin Speakers
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

This program is for Mandarin speakers interested in practicing their English conversation skills with others. Learn idioms and common expressions while making new friends and learning what the library has to offer....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Oct 25
Wed Nov 01