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ESL & Newcomer Programs

Icon of the event Selling Your First Home
Sat May 20, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

You've decided to sell, seen all the shows and still don't know where to begin? Attend this workshop and discover the important and sometimes unexpected details of putting your starter home up for sale. Presented by Toronto ...

Icon of the event Old Age Security Information Session (in Mandarin)
Tue Mar 28, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Learn about Old Age Security (OAS) and the Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS). Topics will include when and how to apply, eligibility requirements, and allowance amounts....

Icon of the event Let's Talk
Thu Apr 13, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Practice your English, Learn more about Toronto & Canada, make new friends in a relaxing environment and have fun! This is a drop-in session - no registration required. All are welcome!

Icon of the event ESL Reading and Conversation Circle
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Eatonville

Looking to improve your English conversation skills? Join us on the first and third Tuesday of the month for our ESL Conversation and Reading Circle, where we will be reading advanced picture books and practising our listenin...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Apr 04
Tue Apr 18
Tue May 02
Tue May 16
Tue Jun 06
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:
Thu Jun 01
Tue Jun 06
Wed Jun 07
Thu Jun 08
Tue Jun 13
Icon of the event Alzheimer's Disease & Other Dementias
Tue Jun 06, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

In this workshop you will learn about dementia and how to recognize the signs of Alzheimer's Disease. Learn how dementia affects brain functions, and identify lifestyle factors that can reduce your risk....

Icon of the event Buying Your First Home
Sat Apr 29, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Learn the ins and outs as a first time homebuyer and the legal documents you will be required to sign. Please register by calling 416-393-7746.

Icon of the event Health Databases
Thu Apr 06, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

A look at some of the health resources Toronto Public Library offers on it's website. Whether english is the language you know best or you read in another language you can still get current information on conditions and medi...

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 Mar 28
Wed Mar 29
Thu Mar 30
Tue Apr 04
Wed Apr 05
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 Mar 31