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ESL & Newcomer Programs

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4:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

This English conversation group is friendly, supportive and stimulating! What better way to improve your English speaking skills? Tuesdays from 1:30-3 p.m. Presented in partnership with North York Community House. For more in...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 06
Tue Sep 13
Tue Sep 20
Tue Sep 27
Tue Oct 04
Icon of the event Mandarin Support Group for Seniors
10:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Join our Mandarin Support Group for Seniors, every Wednesday from 10:00am-11:30am. Call the branch for more details, 416-395-5980. Hosted by the North York Community House.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Sep 07
Wed Sep 14
Wed Sep 21
Wed Sep 28
Wed Oct 05
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
Icon of the event Starting a Business in Canada
Wed Aug 10, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Have you thought about starting your own business? Learn about creating a business plan, attracting customers, and implementing your marketing plan. In partnership with Citizenship and Immigration Canada, YMCA and Toronto Pub...

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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 12
Tue Jul 19
Tue Jul 26
Tue Aug 02
Tue Aug 09
Icon of the event Becoming an Engineer in Ontario - Professional Engineers Ontario (PEO)
Wed Oct 26, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

How to get licensed as an engineer in Ontario. Topics discussed during this session will include P.Eng. Licence Requirements, Provisional Licence Requirements, and the Engineering Intern Program (EIT). In partnership with Cit...

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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 Oct 04
Tue Oct 11
Tue Oct 18
Tue Oct 25
Icon of the event Immigrant Success Story: Social Work
Wed Jul 06, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Mahbub Hasan, from Project Manager and PhD in Bangladesh to Faculty Member in Toronto, speaks about his immigrant success story in Canada. In partnership with Citizenship and Immigration Canada, YMCA and Toronto Public Librar...

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 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 Jul 05
Tue Jul 19
Tue Aug 02
Tue Aug 16
Tue Sep 06