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ESL & Newcomer Programs

Icon of the event Settlement Services for Newcomers
10:00 am - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Burrows Hall

Settlement workers provide individual assistance for newcomers. In partnership with Catholic Cross-cultural Services.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jun 30
Icon of the event English Conversation Circle
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:
Tue Jun 27
Thu Jun 29
Icon of the event Let's Talk 2 - Advanced English Conversation Circles
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Mimico Centennial

Volunteers and newcomers meet weekly at the Library for one hour to discuss a variety of topics. Drop in, no registration required. Please join us!


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jun 28
Wed Jul 05
Wed Jul 12
Wed Jul 19
Wed Jul 26
Icon of the event LSP: Understanding Canadian Job Postings
Wed Oct 18, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Every employer looks at résumés differently. Understanding how Canadian job postings work will help you highlight your resume with the information employers look for. Designed especially for Newcomers to Canada....

Icon of the event Financial Literacy Workshop for Arabic Speakers
Thu Jul 06, 2017 | 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Sanderson

Are you a newly settled Arabic speaking family looking to learn about budgeting, saving, credit, investing, fraud prevention and financial planning? This free financial literacy workshop will help you to acquire the knowledge...

Icon of the event LSP Week 2017: Celebration 150
Fri Oct 20, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Join us to celebrate the Library Settlement Partnerships (LSP) program and Canada?s 150th anniversary of Confederation. Meet Jowita Bydlowska, author of the best-selling memoir, Drunk Mom, and Guy, a novel. Learn about newcom...

Icon of the event LSP: Let's Speak English - Summer Session
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Newcomers with beginner to intermediate level English are invited to learn basic English vocabulary for daily living and working, while improving their listening and conversation skills....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jul 06
Thu Jul 20
Thu Aug 03
Thu Aug 17
Thu Aug 24
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 Legal Advice in Amharic
Sat Jun 24, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Lawyers from community legal clinic will answer questions on immigration issues, housing issues, workers' issues, ODSP....

Icon of the event LSP: Starting a Business in Canada
Wed Aug 09, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Join our guest speaker from ACCES Employment who will share information about the Entrepreneurship Connections program and how to successfully start and grow a business in Canada. For permanent residents and work permit holde...