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ESL & Newcomer Programs

Icon of the event TOEFL Preparation Class
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
North York Central Library

This class helps you prepare for the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) for university admission. You must be at least 18 years old and a resident of Toronto to join. Bring YMCA assessment and referral, identificat...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 02
Thu Sep 04
Tue Sep 09
Thu Sep 11
Tue Sep 16
Icon of the event Settlement Services for Newcomers
9:00 am - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Burrows Hall

Settlement workers provide individual assistance for newcomers. In partnership with Catholic Cross-cultural Services. *Please note - during July and August there will also be a Settlement Worker in the Branch,Tuesday-Friday d...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Aug 02
Sat Aug 09
Sat Aug 16
Sat Aug 23
Sat Aug 30
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6:00 pm - 8:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Burrows Hall

Free 10 week program at Burrows Hall Library in partnership with CultureLink. For landed immigrants and convention refugees,19yrs and older with LINC level 4 and up. Small group settings with experienced and trained mentors. ...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Sep 18
Thu Sep 25
Thu Oct 02
Thu Oct 09
Thu Oct 16
Icon of the event Building a Networking Strategy that Works
Wed Oct 08, 2014 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Learn how to set networking goals and identify the right people with whom to network. Tactics for breaking the ice, managing contacts, and using LinkedIn effectively will be discussed. Program takes place in the Beeton Audito...

Icon of the event Citizenship Mentoring Circle - Fall Session
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Toronto Reference Library

A 10-session mentoring program for newcomers covering all the topics in "Discovering Canada" the citizenship book. Funded by Citizenship and Immigration Canada.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 07
Tue Oct 14
Tue Oct 21
Tue Oct 28
Tue Nov 04
Icon of the event English Conversation Circle
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
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 Sep 03
Wed Sep 10
Wed Sep 17
Wed Sep 24
Wed Oct 01
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6:00 pm - 8:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Burrows Hall

Free 10 week program at Burrows Hall Library in partnership with CultureLink. For landed immigrants and convention refugees,19yrs and older with LINC level 4 and up. Small group settings with experienced and trained mentors. ...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jul 31
Thu Aug 07
Thu Aug 14
Thu Aug 21
Thu Aug 28
Icon of the event Canadian Citizenship Test  Preparation
Wed Oct 22, 2014 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

Are you working towards becoming a Canadian citizen? Join us as a representative from Toronto District School Board discusses what it means to be a citizen, what to expect from the test, and how to prepare using the Discover ...

Icon of the event Assertiveness Training
Wed Sep 24, 2014 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Find out what assertiveness is and how it can help you in your personal and professional life, communicate effectively and maintain positive relationships. Program takes place in the Beeton Auditorium.

Icon of the event Citizenship Mentoring Circle - Summer Session
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Toronto Reference Library

A 10-session mentoring program for newcomers covering all the topics in "Discovering Canada" the citizenship book. Funded by Citizenship and Immigration Canada.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Aug 05
Tue Aug 12
Tue Aug 19
Tue Aug 26
Tue Sep 02