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Icon of the event Understanding Your Credit Score & Report
Sat Jun 04, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Anyone who has ever applied for a credit card, borrowed money to buy a car or a house or any other personal loan will have a credit report on file with a credit bureau. Attend this workshop and learn more about how this 3-dig...

Icon of the event Powers Of Attorney (in Mandarin)
Tue Jun 14, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

By making powers of attorney, people can plan ahead and be confident that their plans will be carried out. In this workshop newcomers and community members can learn more about:...

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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 May 31
Tue Jun 07
Icon of the event New Job Search Strategies
Wed Jun 29, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Are you looking for a job in Canada? Learn about new job search strategies. In partnership with Citizenship and Immigration Canada, YMCA and Toronto Public Library. Designed especially for Newcomers to Canada.

Icon of the event Let's Draw
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

The skill of drawing is not unlike the skill of speaking. You are trying to make a point. Help your language along visually, draw, talk and network here at the Library!


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jul 07
Thu Jul 14
Thu Jul 21
Thu Jul 28
Thu Aug 04
Icon of the event Immigrant Success Story: Social Work
Wed Jul 06, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Mahbub Hasan, from Project Manager and PhD in Bangladesh to Faculty Member in Toronto, speaks about his immigrant success story in Canada. In partnership with Citizenship and Immigration Canada, YMCA and Toronto Public Librar...

Icon of the event Let's Draw
10:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

The skill of drawing is not unlike the skill of speaking. You are trying to make a point. Help your language along visually, draw, talk and network here at the Library!


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Aug 29
Mon Sep 12
Mon Sep 19
Icon of the event Library Settlement Partnership (LSP) with CultureLink
Ongoing event running from Thu Mar 10, 2016 - Thu Mar 09, 2017
Location: Lillian H. Smith

New to Canada? If you need assistance with employment information, language learning, or government forms, we have a LSP worker on site here to assist you....

Icon of the event Assertiveness Training
Wed Jun 15, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Find out what assertiveness is and how it can help you in your personal and professional life. In partnership with Citizenship and Immigration Canada, YMCA and Toronto Public Library. Designed especially for Newcomers to Cana...

Icon of the event Safe Cycling 101
Sat Jun 04, 2016 | 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Tired of commuting with others on the TTC? Fed up off getting stuck in traffic? Looking to save some money on the costs of parking and insurance? Get on a bicycle and beat the GRIDLOCK! But first attend Cycle Toronto's intera...