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ESL & Newcomer Programs

Icon of the event English Conversation Circle
10:00 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Downsview

Join us in the "chatting room." Meet new friends, practice your new language skills. Drop-in Mondays May 1 - June 26.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jun 26
Icon of the event LSP: Understanding Canadian Job Postings
Wed Oct 18, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Every employer looks at résumés differently. Understanding how Canadian job postings work will help you highlight your resume with the information employers look for. Designed especially for Newcomers to Canada....

Icon of the event LSP Week 2017: Celebration 150
Fri Oct 20, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Join us to celebrate the Library Settlement Partnerships (LSP) program and Canada?s 150th anniversary of Confederation. Meet Jowita Bydlowska, author of the best-selling memoir, Drunk Mom, and Guy, a novel. Learn about newcom...

Icon of the event LSP: Let's Speak English - Summer Session
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Newcomers with beginner to intermediate level English are invited to learn basic English vocabulary for daily living and working, while improving their listening and conversation skills....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jul 06
Thu Jul 20
Thu Aug 03
Thu Aug 17
Thu Aug 24
Icon of the event LSP: Resumes and Cover Letters
Wed Aug 23, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Learn the art of writing the perfect Canadian resume and cover letter. Designed especially for Newcomers to Canada....

Icon of the event LSP: Starting a Business in Canada
Wed Aug 09, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Join our guest speaker from ACCES Employment who will share information about the Entrepreneurship Connections program and how to successfully start and grow a business in Canada. For permanent residents and work permit holde...

Icon of the event Let's Talk About YOUth!
Wed Jun 28, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Thorncliffe

This workshop encourages youth to engage in conversation about the different challenges they face and discuss various ways of overcoming and dealing with obstacles....

Icon of the event LSP: Let's Speak English - Fall Session
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Newcomers with beginner to intermediate level English are invited to learn basic English vocabulary for daily living and working, while improving their listening and conversation skills. In partnership with Immigration, Ref...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Sep 21
Thu Oct 05
Thu Oct 19
Icon of the event LSP: Networking for Jobs
Wed Oct 04, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

A workshop for newcomers about how to use networking strategies to find a job. Designed especially for Newcomers to Canada....

Icon of the event 40 Hours and Beyond
Fri Jun 23, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Thorncliffe

This workshop helps newcomer youth become familiar with the purpose and benefits of volunteering, the different types of volunteering and how to find a volunteer job....