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Icon of the event New To Canada? Speak to a COSTI Representative!
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
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 Jan 29
Icon of the event Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions and Pain in Mandarin
10:00 am - 12:30 pm on recurring dates listed below

Getting the most out of life with chronic pain means better managing your pain, your emotions and your daily activities. Workshop is for adults of all ages and is delivered in Mandarin. For more information and to register ca...

Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 20
Tue Oct 27
Icon of the event Newcomer Women's Support Group
1:30 pm - 4:30 pm on recurring dates listed below

Newcomer women are invited to share and learn about one another's experiences in a welcoming environment. Participants will gain knowledge and discuss important issues relevant to newcomer women. For more information please c...

Upcoming Dates:
Sat Oct 31
Sat Nov 14
Sat Nov 28
Sat Dec 12
Sat Dec 19
Icon of the event Navigating the Changes to Canada's Citizenship Laws
Tue Oct 06, 2015 | 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Barbara Frum

Over the course of the past 5 years, Canadian Citizenship Act has changed in many ways. Individuals who were not previously entitled to Canadian citizenship now have a right to citizenship and the requirements for acquiring c...

Icon of the event Discover Canada Citizenship Mentoring Circle
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
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 classes on February 15th or March 28th....

Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jan 18
Mon Jan 25
Mon Feb 01
Icon of the event Library Settlement Partnerships (LSP)
12:30 pm - 8:30 pm on recurring dates listed below

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 Jan 07
Thu Jan 14
Thu Jan 21
Thu Jan 28
Icon of the event TOEFL Preparation Class
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
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 Oct 15
Tue Oct 27
Thu Nov 19
Tue Nov 24
Tue Dec 08
Icon of the event Canadian Citizenship Information Part One: The Citizenship Application Process
Wed Jan 27, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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...

Icon of the event Chinese Seniors English Group
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below

Learn English for Mandarin speakers! To register please call Wen at 647-388-3762....

Upcoming Dates:
Fri Oct 09
Fri Oct 16
Fri Oct 23
Fri Oct 30
Fri Nov 06
Icon of the event Book a Librarian
Ongoing event running from Fri Jan 02, 2015 - Sat Dec 31, 2016
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 ......