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ESL & Newcomer Programs

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6:00 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Danforth/Coxwell

For newcomers who want to practice English and improve communication. Local volunteers sit together with newcomers for a 90 minute discussion on themes such as workplace culture, job searching and current events. You must b...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jul 31
Mon Aug 04
Thu Aug 07
Mon Aug 11
Thu Aug 14
Icon of the event Finding Canadian Market Information for your Business Plan
Wed Sep 17, 2014 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Agincourt

This workshop will assist you in finding Canadian market information important to your business plan. You will learn how to find information about consumer demographics, competitor companies, suppliers, regulations, industry ...

Icon of the event A Conversation with Diaspora Dialogues
Mon Jul 28, 2014 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Maria A. Shchuka

Join us for a talk led by authors Cynthia Holz and Sheila Murray. Sheila Murray, of Jamaican origin, will discuss her experience working with Cynthia Holz on writing a novel about an immigrant's arrival in Toronto. Holz, auth...

Icon of the event English Conversation Circle
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Flemingdon Park

Newcomers are welcome to practice their English language skills through conversation and writen exercises....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jul 31
Thu Aug 07
Thu Aug 14
Thu Aug 21
Thu Aug 28
Icon of the event ESL Conversation Circle
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Maria A. Shchuka

Learn conversational English in a relaxed and fun environment. To register speak to staff or call 416-394-1000. Sessions take place Mondays 6:30-8:00 PM from July 7 to August 18 (Library closed on Monday, August 4th).


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Aug 11
Mon Aug 18
Icon of the event Around the World in 80 dishes
Thu Oct 16, 2014 | 1:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Flemingdon Park

As part of our Library Settlement Program week, please join us for a program where we sample food dishes from around the world....

Icon of the event Settlement and Education Partnership Toronto (S.E.P.T)
Ongoing event running from Wed Jul 02, 2014 - Fri Aug 15, 2014
Maria A. Shchuka

New to the community? Meet with our settlement workers to find out about local settlement, education and employment resources. To find out about dates/times, call 416-394-1000.

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6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Flemingdon Park

New to Canada? Looking to get your Canadian Citizenship?...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 23
Tue Sep 30
Tue Oct 07
Tue Oct 14
Tue Oct 21
Icon of the event Library Settlement Partnerships (LSP)
Ongoing event running from Thu Jan 02, 2014 - Wed Dec 31, 2014
Agincourt

New to Canada? Welcome! If you need information on getting a library card, about our programs and collections, employment, housing, language learning, schools, dial-a-story plus books in many languages, free wireless access a...

Icon of the event Cantonese Book Club
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Agincourt

Join fellow book lovers to discuss contemporary Chinese literature once a month in a relaxing manner at Agincourt Branch. First Thursday of each month, March to December from 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. For more information and to...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Aug 07
Thu Sep 04
Thu Oct 02
Thu Nov 06