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ESL & Newcomer Programs

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 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 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
6:30 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: 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 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
Icon of the event Master the Citizenship Test
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Thorncliffe

Master the "Discover Canada" guide with an expert teacher. Practice test after every chapter. Learn about Online resources and ace the test. In partnership with Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada, Thorncliffe Nei...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Sep 25
Mon Oct 02
Mon Oct 09
Mon Oct 16
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