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ESL & Newcomer Programs

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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 ......

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1:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Toronto Reference Library

Information on access to the accounting profession in Ontario. Learn about qualification and experience requirements, advanced standing options for foreign trained accounting professionals, and career opportunities. In partne...

Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jan 27
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Wed Oct 21, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Whether you are new to IELTS, or have sat the test before, the IELTS Masterclass is a useful addition to your preparation activities. You will learn practical tips on how best to enhance your English, and gain insights into c...

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Wed Oct 07, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Are you preparing for your next job interview? Do you want to know how to ask and answer those tough interview questions? Join a fun, interactive workshop with role-playing and practice, to help you with your interview skills...

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Thu Oct 22, 2015 | 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Join us to celebrate the Library Settlement Partnership (LSP) program. Learn about newcomer services and programs. Enjoy a special presentation and performance by Portuguese-Canadian musician Nuno Cristo. Refreshments will be...

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2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below

Settlement workers provide in person, one-on-one assistance to help newcomer families with settlement-related issues in many languages.

Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 06
Tue Oct 13
Tue Oct 20
Tue Oct 27
Tue Nov 03
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...

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4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below

Looking for an opportunity to improve your English language skills? Volunteers and newcomers meet weekly for two hours to discuss a variety of topics with the help of an experienced group facilitator. Participants develop co...

Upcoming Dates:
Tue Nov 10
Tue Nov 17
Tue Nov 24
Tue Dec 01
Tue Dec 08
Icon of the event Self Esteem
Wed Oct 28, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

What is self-esteem and where does it come from? Look at what causes high and low self-esteem, and learn to recognize your strengths. In partnership with Citizenship and Immigration Canada, YMCA and Toronto Public Library.

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6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
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 Jan 12
Tue Jan 19
Tue Jan 26