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ESL & Newcomer Programs

Icon of the event English/Citizenship Conversation Circle
Ongoing event running from Mon May 02, 2016 - Mon May 30, 2016
Location: Richview

Practice your English speaking skills in a friendly setting. Please register by calling 416-268-3981. Mondays May 2,9,30 5:00-7:00 pm.

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 May 03
Wed May 04
Thu May 05
Tue May 10
Wed May 11
Icon of the event Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) Information Session
Thu May 19, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Planning to go to University or College? Find out more about applying for financial assistance!...

Icon of the event Library Settlement Partnership (LSP) with CultureLink
Ongoing event running from Thu Mar 10, 2016 - Thu Mar 09, 2017
Location: Lillian H. Smith

New to Canada? If you need assistance with employment information, language learning, or government forms, we have a LSP worker on site here to assist you....

Icon of the event Powers Of Attorney (in Mandarin)
Tue Jun 14, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

By making powers of attorney, people can plan ahead and be confident that their plans will be carried out. In this workshop newcomers and community members can learn more about:...

Icon of the event Mortgage 101
Sat May 14, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

An info session for those who are looking for a mortgage …or already have one!...

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

From the TDCSB. 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.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 31
Wed Jun 01
Thu Jun 02
Tue Jun 07
Wed Jun 08
Icon of the event Settlement Services
12:30 pm - 8:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Eatonville

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


Upcoming Dates:
Thu May 05
Thu May 12
Thu May 19
Thu May 26
Thu Jun 02
Icon of the event Let's Draw
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

The skill of drawing is not unlike the skill of speaking. You are trying to make a point. Help your language along visually, draw, talk and network here at the Library!


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jul 07
Thu Jul 14
Thu Jul 21
Thu Jul 28
Thu Aug 04
Icon of the event Settlement Services for Newcomers
10:00 am - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Burrows Hall

Settlement workers provide individual assistance for newcomers. In partnership with Catholic Cross-cultural Services.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri May 06
Fri May 13
Fri May 20
Fri May 27
Fri Jun 03