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ESL & Newcomer Programs

Icon of the event LSP: Library Settlement Partnerships
Ongoing event running from Sat Oct 01, 2016 - Sat Dec 31, 2016
Location: Eatonville

New to Canada? Need Information on employment, housing, language learning, schools and other topics. Speak to the LSP worker in this Branch. In Partnership with Culture Link Canada and the Toronto Public Library....

Icon of the event Let's Draw
1:00 pm - 1:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Newcomers to Canada or to English looking to practice language and learn drawing techniques. Every week is a different lesson, all lessons involve using language in some way....

Upcoming Dates:
Thu Nov 10
Thu Dec 01
Thu Jan 05
Thu Feb 02
Icon of the event Diabetes Information Session (Mandarin)
Wed Nov 09, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

More than 10 million Canadians are living with diabetes or pre-diabetes. Chances are diabetes affects you or someone you know. Attend this workshop and learn more about:...

Icon of the event Dental & Oral Health Workshop (Mandarin)
Wed Dec 14, 2016 | 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Attend this workshop to learn about:...

Icon of the event Cycling in Fall and Winter
Sat Nov 19, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Winter is on it's way! Join us for this free informative workshop and learn how to cycle safely in cold, rain, and snow. Topics to be covered include how to dress for the weather, safe riding techniques, and how to maintain y...

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 Nov 01
Tue Nov 15
Tue Dec 06
Tue Dec 20
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....

Icon of the event Citizenship Test Preparation Workshops
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: McGregor Park

Need help with the Citizenship Test? We can help. These five workshops will cover all topics of the Discover Canada Guide. Free handouts and practice test packages are also provided. In partnership with Newcomers' Centre, Agi...

Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 25
Tue Nov 01
Tue Nov 08
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 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...