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ESL & Newcomer Programs

Icon of the event Mortgage 101
Sat Oct 29, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

An information session for those who are looking for a mortgage ... or those who already have one! Learn about mortgage basics, the pre-approval process, and what banks don't usually tell you. This is part 2 of the home buyer...

Icon of the event Toronto: Made for the 21st Century
Tue Nov 08, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Eatonville

David Crombie, former mayor of Toronto discusses the past, present and future of migration in our city.

Icon of the event English Language Class
9:30 am - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Dawes Road

Intermediate English classes will be offered three times a week Tuesday to Thursday for newcomers. There will be no daycare offered for this program. Contact branch for details. From the TDCSB.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 06
Wed Sep 07
Thu Sep 08
Tue Sep 13
Wed Sep 14
Icon of the event Library Settlement Partnerships (LSP)
Ongoing event running from Tue Jun 14, 2016 - Sat Dec 31, 2016
Location: Richview

New to Canada? Need information on housing, employment, schools, language learning & other topics. Talk to the Settlement Worker in this library....

Icon of the event Buying Your First Home
Sat Oct 15, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Buying a home for the first time can be a daunting task. Learn the ins and outs as a first-time home buyer and review the contracts you will be required to sign....

Icon of the event English Conversation Circle
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Burrows Hall

Practice your conversation, reading and writing skills make new friends, and learn about the library....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Aug 30
Thu Sep 01
Tue Sep 06
Thu Sep 08
Tue Sep 13
Icon of the event Understanding Your Credit Score and Report
Sat Nov 12, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Anyone who's ever applied for a credit card or borrowed money to buy a car or a house will have a credit report on file with a credit bureau. This workshop will help you understand how this 3-digit number can shape your finan...

Icon of the event English Language Class
9:30 am - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Dawes Road

Intermediate English classes will be offered three times a week Tuesday to Thursday for newcomers. There will be no daycare offered for this program. Contact branch for details. From the TDCSB.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Nov 01
Wed Nov 02
Thu Nov 03
Tue Nov 08
Wed Nov 09
Icon of the event Snap a Portrait!
Sat Nov 19, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Eatonville

Photography teacher Diana Nazareth will lead a fun, hands on workshop inspired by Cosmopolis Toronto....

Icon of the event Cultural Identities and Writing City Stories
Wed Nov 09, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Join Spacing Magazine's John Lorinc, writer Arlene Chan, Jael Richardson and Toronto Star immigration reporter Nicholas Keung as they discuss documenting Toronto's many cultural identities....