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Icon of the event Picturing the City
Sat Nov 05, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Parkdale

Photographers Dwayne Sybbliss and Yasin "Yescene" Osman, along with members of She Move Group reflect on their experiences documenting today's Toronto....

Icon of the event Canadian Citizenship Information Part Two: Citizenship Test Preparation
Wed Nov 02, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Learn about the Canadian citizenship knowledge test. Get study tips and try some practice questions based on the "Discover Canada" study guide. YOU MUST BRING YOUR PERMANENT RESIDENT CARD OR RECORD OF LANDING TO THE SESSION. ...

Icon of the event English Language Class
9:30 am - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Dawes Road

Intermediate English classes will be offered three times a week Tuesday to Thursday for newcomers. There will be no daycare offered for this program. Contact branch for details. From the TDCSB.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Nov 01
Wed Nov 02
Thu Nov 03
Tue Nov 08
Wed Nov 09
Icon of the event Learn Bollywood Dancing
Thu Oct 13, 2016 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Albion

Join us in celebrating Library Settlement Partnerships (LSP) Citizenship Week! This year's theme is dance from around the world. Enjoy an energetic bollywood dance performance by Navrang Dance Academy and learn some dance m...

Icon of the event Canadian Citizenship Information Part One: The Citizenship Application Process
Wed Oct 05, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Learn about the Canadian citizenship application process. Find out the latest information about eligibility (age, residency requirement, proof of language ability, etc.), completing and submitting the forms, fees, application...

Icon of the event New to Canada? Speak to a COSTI Representative!
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: North York Central Library

COSTI Immigrant Services is a community-based, multicultural agency which has been serving all immigrant communities and new Canadians for many years. At the library sessions, a COSTI representative will answer your questions...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Sep 30
Fri Oct 28
Fri Nov 25
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....

Icon of the event It Pays to Manage your Money
Mon Sep 12, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Albion

It Pays to Manage your Money is a seminar for newcomers, to help them address their financial needs....

Icon of the event Discover Canada Citizenship Mentoring Circle
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: North York Central Library

Discover and review the "Discover Canada" study guide with trained volunteers in a group setting. Provided by CultureLink....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Sep 12
Mon Sep 19
Mon Sep 26
Fri Sep 30
Mon Oct 03
Icon of the event Tamil Networking and Support Group
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Join us for Tamil Networking and Support Group, every other Monday from 5:00pm-7:00pm. Call the branch for more details 416-395-5980....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Sep 12
Mon Sep 26
Mon Oct 10
Mon Oct 24
Mon Nov 07