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ESL & Newcomer Programs

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12:30 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Burrows Hall

Practice your conversation, reading and writing skills make new friends, and learn about the library....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu May 25
Tue May 30
Thu Jun 01
Tue Jun 06
Thu Jun 08
Icon of the event Improve Your English & Discover Canada
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Burrows Hall

Enjoy activities, quizzes, group conversation and more....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu May 25
Thu Jun 01
Thu Jun 08
Icon of the event LSP: Career Exploration for Women
Wed Jul 05, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Are you a newcomer woman entering the workforce for the first time or re-entering the workforce since arriving in Canada? Find out how to discover and explore your career direction in Canada. Designed especially for Newcomers...

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7:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Practice your English conversation skills in this free program! Learn idioms and expressions. For adults 18 years and older. This program is co-sponsored by North York Community House. For more information, please call Ariel ...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 30
Tue Jun 06
Tue Jun 13
Tue Jun 20
Tue Jun 27
Icon of the event LSP: Resumes and Cover Letters
Wed Aug 23, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Learn the art of writing the perfect Canadian resume and cover letter. Designed especially for Newcomers to Canada....

Icon of the event LSP: Becoming a Canadian Citizen
Wed Sep 13, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Find out everything you need to know about Canadian citizenship. Led by Willowdale Community Legal Clinic. Designed especially for Newcomers to Canada....

Icon of the event LSP: Self-Esteem Training
Wed Jul 19, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Learn everyday ways to build your confidence and self-esteem. Designed especially for Newcomers to Canada....

Icon of the event ESL Reading and Conversation Circle
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Eatonville

Looking to improve your English conversation skills? Join us on the first and third Tuesday of the month for our ESL Conversation and Reading Circle, where we will be reading advanced picture books and practising our listenin...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jun 06
Tue Jun 20
Tue Jul 04
Tue Jul 18
Tue Aug 01
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6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Free 10 week program at Toronto Reference Library. For landed immigrants and convention refugees, 19 years and older with LINC Level 4 and higher. Small group settings with experienced and trained mentors. Informal discussion...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jul 18
Tue Jul 25
Tue Aug 01
Tue Aug 08
Tue Aug 15
Icon of the event Language Assessment for ESL or  FSL Training
Tue Jun 13, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Mimico Centennial

Immigrants require language assessment in English or French in order to participate in government-funded language programs. The Mimico Centennial Branch is hosting language assessment with a certified language assessor from t...