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ESL & Newcomer Programs

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 who can apply for citizenship and how language ability requirement...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Oct 19
Thu Oct 26
Thu Nov 02
Thu Nov 09
Thu Nov 16
Icon of the event 40 Hours and Beyond
Thu Oct 05, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Thorncliffe

This workshop helps youth become familiar with the purpose and benefit of volunteering, the different types of volunteering and how to find a volunteer job.

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 29
Fri Oct 06
Fri Oct 13
Fri Oct 20
Icon of the event Wellness Club for Seniors in Mandarin
9:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bridlewood

Make new friends, share ideas and learn how to keep fit to become a happier and healthier you....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Sep 27
Wed Oct 25
Wed Nov 22
Wed Dec 27
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 Sep 27
Wed Oct 04
Wed Oct 11
Wed Oct 18
Wed Oct 25
Icon of the event English Conversation Circle
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Practice your English conversation skills with others. Learn idioms and common expressions while making new friends and learning what the library has to offer....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 26
Tue Oct 03
Tue Oct 10
Tue Oct 17
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 26
Tue Oct 03
Tue Oct 10
Tue Oct 17
Tue Oct 24
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 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 Sep 25
Mon Oct 02
Mon Oct 09
Mon Oct 16
Mon Oct 23
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 Sep 25