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ESL & Newcomer Programs

Icon of the event English Classes for Mandarin-Speaking Seniors
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below

Carefirst Wellness Club offers basic conversation classes in everyday English and information on Canadian culture for Mandarin-speaking seniors. Call 416-502-2323, Ext. 6224, to register.

Upcoming Dates:
Wed Apr 23
Wed Apr 30
Wed May 07
Wed May 14
Wed May 21
Icon of the event Canadian Citizenship Preparation Program
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm on recurring dates listed below

A program for permanent residents to be completed in six sessions: You will learn who can apply for citizenship and how? and how to meet/get the language ability requirement. The program helps participants to understand the b...

Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 06
Tue May 13
Tue Jun 03
Tue Jun 10
Tue Jun 17
Icon of the event Newcomer Settlement Services
Ongoing event running from Fri Aug 09, 2013 - Tue Jul 29, 2014

Drop in or call:...

Icon of the event Celebrating Italian Heritage Month -
Thu Jun 19, 2014 | 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Hybrid identities that result from the merging of multiple cultures are becoming the norm in many contemporary pluralistic societies....

Icon of the event Knitters' Drop-In
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below

A great place to share your interest in yarn. Whether you're a beginner or a pro, drop in and spend some time with fellow crafters. It's also a great way to practice your English conversation skills. Please bring your own yar...

Upcoming Dates:
Tue Apr 22
Mon Apr 28
Mon May 05
Mon May 12
Tue May 20
Icon of the event Youth Volunteer Meeting with ESL Students
Ongoing event running from Wed Apr 16, 2014 - Wed May 21, 2014

ESL students are invited to our monthly youth volunteer meetings in April and May. You will meet teen volunteers and join their discussions about teen collections and programs in the library. Snacks and board games are availa...

Icon of the event Writing the Book of You with Andrew Larsen
10:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below

For children ages 8 to 12....

Upcoming Dates:
Sat Apr 26
Sat May 03
Sat May 10
Sat May 17
Icon of the event English Conversation Class
Ongoing event running from Tue Oct 01, 2013 - Sat May 31, 2014

For newcomers who want to practice English and improve their communication skills. The English Conversation Circle (ECC) meets every Tuesday from 6:00pm - 7:30pm at the Pape and Danforth Library branch....

Icon of the event Free ESL Class ESL/CLB Level 2-4
Ongoing event running from Wed Jan 08, 2014 - Fri Jul 18, 2014

Free ESL class runs 2 times a week on Wednesdays and Fridays 10:30am - 1:30pm. in partnership with Toronto Catholic District School Board. For new students please bring 2 pieces of ID to show status in Canada (one with pictur...

Icon of the event Calling All Internationally Trained Engineers!
Tue Apr 29, 2014 | 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

A workshop during Immigrant Employment Week (April 28 - May 2) at Cedarbrae provides an overview and discussion about: engineering in Ontario; employer expectations and job readiness in the engineering field; where to find in...