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ESL & Newcomer Programs

Icon of the event Let's Draw
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Newcomers to Canada or to English looking to practice language and learn drawing techniques. Every week is a different lesson, all lessons involve using language in some way....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Feb 02
Thu Mar 02
Icon of the event Wellness Club for Seniors in Mandarin
9:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bridlewood

Make new friends, share ideas and learn how to keep fit to become a happier and healthier you....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jan 25
Wed Feb 22
Wed Mar 22
Wed Apr 26
Icon of the event English Conversation Circle (ECC) - Beginner/Intermediate/Advanced
9:30 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Practice your conversation skills, make new friends and learn about the library. Classes are intermediate level focusing on English conversation. You must be 18 years of age and have landed immigrant or refugee status to join...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jan 27
Fri Feb 03
Fri Feb 10
Fri Feb 17
Fri Feb 24
Icon of the event English Conversation Circle
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: North York Central Library

Practice your conversation skills, make new friends, and learn about the library. You must be at least 18 years of age and have landed immigrant or Convention Refugee status to join. This program is co-sponsored by North York...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Apr 05
Wed Apr 12
Wed Apr 19
Wed Apr 26
Wed May 03
Icon of the event English Conversation Circle (ECC) - Beginner/Intermediate/Advanced
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Practice your conversation skills, make new friends and learn about the library. Classes are intermediate level focusing on English conversation. You must be 18 years of age and have landed immigrant or refugee status to join...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jan 25
Wed Feb 01
Wed Feb 08
Wed Feb 15
Wed Feb 22
Icon of the event New to Canada? Speak to a COSTI Representative!
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: North York Central Library

THE JANUARY, FEBRUARY AND MARCH 2017 DATES FOR THIS PROGRAM HAVE BEEN CANCELLED....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jan 27
Fri Feb 24
Fri Mar 31
Fri Apr 28
Icon of the event English Conversation Circle-All January and February sessions are CANCELLED
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: North York Central Library

Practice your conversation skills, make new friends, and learn about the library. You must be at least 18 years of age and have landed immigrant or Convention Refugee status to join. This program is co-sponsored by North York...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jan 25
Wed Feb 01
Wed Feb 08
Wed Feb 15
Wed Feb 22
Icon of the event English Conversation Circle
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bridlewood

Weekly 2-hour sessions for newcomers to practice listening & speaking English and improve communication skills....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jan 25
Wed Feb 01
Wed Feb 08
Wed Feb 15
Icon of the event Discover Canada Citizenship Mentoring Circle
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: North York Central Library

Discover and review the "Discover Canada" study guide with trained volunteers in a group setting. Provided by CultureLink....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon May 01
Mon May 08
Mon May 15
Icon of the event Canadian Citizenship Information Part Two: Citizenship Test Preparation
Tue Apr 18, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Learn about the Canadian citizenship knowledge test. Get study tips and try some practice questions based on the "Discover Canada" study guide. Presented by a Toronto District School Board representative. YOU MUST BRING YOUR ...