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ESL & Newcomer Programs

Icon of the event Information for Newcomers: COSTI
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
North York Central Library

Are you a newcomer to Canada? COSTI provides assistance in settling into your new community; including information on employment, education, health resources and housing....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Oct 31
Fri Nov 28
Icon of the event Canadian Citizenship Test Preparation
Tue Feb 10, 2015 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

Are you working towards becoming a Canadian citizen? Join us as a representative from Toronto District School Board discusses what it means to be a citizen, what to expect from the test, and how to prepare using the Discover ...

Icon of the event Adult Crafternoon
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Gerrard/Ashdale

An afternoon gathering for adult crafters. Learn how to knit, quilt, crochet and sew. Learn how to create new designs and teach others. Make friends and create personal and/or community projects in friendly casual setting.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Oct 27
Mon Nov 03
Mon Nov 10
Mon Nov 17
Mon Nov 24
Icon of the event Discover Canada Citizenship Mentoring Circle
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
North York Central Library

Review and discover the "Discover Canada" study guide with trained volunteers in a group setting. Sessions are consecutive in nature. Provided by CultureLink....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jan 19
Mon Jan 26
Mon Feb 02
Mon Feb 09
Icon of the event TOEFL Preparation Class
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
North York Central Library

This class helps you prepare for the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) for university admission. You must be at least 18 years old and a resident of Toronto to join. Bring YMCA assessment and referral, identificat...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jan 06
Thu Jan 08
Tue Jan 13
Thu Jan 15
Tue Jan 20
Icon of the event English Conversation Circle
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
North York Central Library

Practice your conversation skills, make new friends, and learn about the library. You must be at least 18 years of age and have landed immigrant or Convention Refugee status to join. This program is co-sponsored by North York...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jan 07
Wed Jan 14
Wed Jan 21
Wed Jan 28
Wed Feb 04
Icon of the event Citizenship Preparation
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
York Woods

Are you preparing for the citizenship test?...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Oct 30
Thu Nov 06
Thu Nov 13
Thu Nov 20
Icon of the event Citizenship  Mentoring Circle - Summer/Fall Session
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
North York Central Library

Citizenship Education Circle (funded through Citizenship and Immigration Canada) is a 10-session mentoring program for newcomers which covers all topics of the book "Discovering Canada"....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Oct 27
Icon of the event New to Canada? Speak to a COSTI  Representative!
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
North York Central Library

COSTI Immigrant Services is a community-based multicultural agency which has been serving all immigrant communities and new Canadians for many years. At the library sessions, a COSTI representative will answer your questions ...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jan 30
Icon of the event English Conversation Circle
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
North York Central Library

Practice your conversation skills, make new friends, and learn about the library. You must be at least 18 years of age and have landed immigrant or Convention Refugee status to join. This program is co-sponsored by North York...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Oct 29
Wed Nov 05
Wed Nov 12
Wed Nov 19
Wed Nov 26