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ESL & Newcomer Programs

Icon of the event Silk Flower Making Workshop
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

A craft created in Japan, popular in Taiwan and China. Attend our monthly classes and have flowers all year round....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jul 28
Fri Aug 25
Fri Sep 29
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 Aug 03
Thu Aug 17
Thu Aug 24
Thu Sep 07
Icon of the event ESL Conversation Circle
10:00 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Practice your English, meet new people and have fun!...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jul 28
Fri Aug 04
Fri Aug 11
Fri Aug 25
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...

Icon of the event LSP: Internationally Educated Accountants
Wed Nov 01, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

A workshop on how to access the accounting profession in Ontario. Designed especially for Newcomers to Canada....

Icon of the event Settlement Services for Newcomers
9:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Settlement workers provide in person, one-on-one assistance to newcomers with immigration documents, health care, access to education, and free access to Commission of Oath Services. Please contact the branch for further info...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jul 28
Fri Aug 04
Fri Aug 11
Fri Aug 18
Fri Aug 25
Icon of the event ESL Reading Circle
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albion

Practice your English by reading and conversing with others. Drop in only.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jul 31
Mon Aug 07
Mon Aug 14
Mon Aug 21
Mon Aug 28
Icon of the event LSP: Let's Speak English - Fall 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 Sep 21
Thu Oct 05
Thu Oct 19
Thu Nov 02
Thu Nov 16
Icon of the event LSP: Networking for Jobs
Wed Oct 04, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

A workshop for newcomers about how to use networking strategies to find a job. Designed especially for Newcomers to Canada....