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Icon of the event Book a Librarian
Ongoing event running from Fri Jan 02, 2015 - Sat Dec 31, 2016
Location: Barbara Frum

Meet one-on-one with a Barbara Frum Branch librarian to help find job search information, create an email account, navigate the library's website, download eBooks to your mobile device, find a good book to read and more ......

Icon of the event Canadian Citizenship Information Part Two: Citizenship Test Preparation
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
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. Presented by a Toronto District School Board representative....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Aug 17
Icon of the event TOEFL Preparation Class
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: North York Central Library

This class helps you prepare for the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) for university admission. You must be at least 18 years old and a resident of Toronto to join. Bring YMCA assessment and referral, identificat...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu May 05
Tue May 10
Thu May 12
Tue May 17
Thu May 19
Icon of the event English Conversation Circle
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: North York Central Library

Practice your conversation skills, make new friends, and learn about the library. You must be at least 18 years of age and have landed immigrant or Convention Refugee status to join. This program is co-sponsored by North York...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 11
Wed May 18
Wed May 25
Wed Jun 01
Wed Jun 08
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

Review and discover the "Discover Canada" study guide with trained volunteers in a group setting. Sessions are consecutive in nature. Provided by CultureLink. There will be no class on May 23rd....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon May 09
Mon May 16
Mon May 30
Mon Jun 06
Mon Jun 13
Icon of the event Settlement Services
12:30 pm - 8:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Eatonville

New to Canada? Need information on employment, housing, language learning, schools & other topics? Speak to the LSP Worker in this library branch....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu May 05
Thu May 12
Thu May 19
Thu May 26
Thu Jun 02
Icon of the event Canadian Citizenship Information Part One: The Citizenship Application Process
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: North York Central Library

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


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Aug 15
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 May 27
Fri Jun 24
Icon of the event Diabetes Self-Management Program in Mandarin
9:00 am - 12:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Agincourt

Learn about diabetes and how to cope with the disease. In Mandarin. Six sessions....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 10
Tue May 17
Tue May 24
Tue May 31
Tue Jun 07
Icon of the event English Conversation Circle
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: North York Central Library

Practice your conversation skills, make new friends, and learn about the library. You must be at least 18 years of age and have landed immigrant or Convention Refugee status to join. This program is co-sponsored by North York...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jul 06
Wed Jul 13
Wed Jul 20
Wed Jul 27
Wed Aug 03