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ESL & Newcomer Programs

Icon of the event English Conversation Circle
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Black Creek

Practice and improve your English conversation skills and learn more about the library....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 05
Tue Sep 12
Tue Sep 19
Tue Sep 26
Tue Oct 03
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 Jul 28
Fri Aug 25
Fri Sep 29
Icon of the event Financial Literacy Workshop for Arabic Speakers
Thu Jul 06, 2017 | 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Sanderson

Are you a newly settled Arabic speaking family looking to learn about budgeting, saving, credit, investing, fraud prevention and financial planning? This free financial literacy workshop will help you to acquire the knowledge...

Icon of the event Citizenship Preparation Program
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Learn Canadian government, history and geography through conversations and activities....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jul 06
Thu Jul 13
Thu Jul 20
Thu Jul 27
Thu Aug 03
Icon of the event Computer Classes in Russian
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Learn computer basics in Russian to search the internet, create an email account, navigate the library's website, and download eBooks onto your device and more....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jul 06
Sat Jul 15
Thu Jul 20
Sat Jul 29
Icon of the event ESL Reading Circle
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albion

Practice your English by reading and conversing with others. Drop in only.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jul 03
Mon Jul 10
Mon Jul 17
Mon Jul 24
Mon Jul 31
Icon of the event Settlement Services for Newcomers
11:00 am - 7:00 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 Jul 03
Mon Jul 17
Mon Jul 24
Mon Jul 31
Mon Aug 14
Icon of the event Adult English Classes: ESL CLB 1
11:30 am - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Goldhawk Park

English as a Second Language classes help you improve your English language skills and learn about Canadian culture. Programs are co-sponsored by the Toronto Catholic District School Board. Registration required. Mon., Wed. &...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jun 30
Mon Jul 03
Wed Jul 05
Fri Jul 07
Mon Jul 10
Icon of the event Let's Talk About YOUth!
Wed Jun 28, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Thorncliffe

This workshop encourages youth to engage in conversation about the different challenges they face and discuss various ways of overcoming and dealing with obstacles....

Icon of the event ESL Reading Circle
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Looking to improve your English? We will be reading advanced picture books and practicing our listening, reading and conversation skills. The group will meet on the last Wednesday of every month in the Periodical Lounge. Call...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jun 28