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ESL & Newcomer Programs

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 Settlement Services for Newcomers
11:00 am - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Goldhawk Park

Settlement workers provide in person, one-on-one assistance to newcomer families with settlement-related issues. This is a co-sponsored program with Catholic Cross Cultural Services.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jul 31
Mon Aug 14
Mon Aug 21
Mon Aug 28
Mon Sep 11
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....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Sep 21
Thu Oct 05
Thu Oct 19
Thu Nov 02
Thu Nov 16
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 Sep 05
Tue Sep 19
Tue Oct 03
Tue Oct 17
Tue Nov 07
Icon of the event LSP: Government Benefits for My Kids
Wed Sep 20, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Learn about the government benefits to help your family with the costs of raising children, including benefits for raising a child with a disability and Employment Insurance (EI) benefits such as maternity and parental leave....

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 Aug 03
Thu Aug 17
Thu Aug 24
Thu Sep 07
Icon of the event LSP: Becoming a Canadian Citizen
Wed Sep 13, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Find out everything you need to know about Canadian citizenship. Led by Willowdale Community Legal Clinic. Designed especially for Newcomers to Canada....

Icon of the event LSP: Why You Need a Mentor
Wed Nov 15, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Understand the values of a professional mentor and how to find one. Designed especially for Newcomers to Canada....

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6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Free 10 week program at Toronto Reference Library. For landed immigrants and convention refugees, 19 years and older with LINC Level 4 and higher. Small group settings with experienced and trained mentors. Informal discussion...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 10
Tue Oct 17
Tue Oct 24
Tue Oct 31
Tue Nov 07
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...