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ESL & Newcomer Programs

Icon of the event Library Settlement Partnerships (LSP)
Ongoing event running from Tue Mar 01, 2016 - Thu Dec 22, 2016
Location: Bridlewood

New to Canada? Need information on housing, employment, schools, language learning & other topics. Talk to the Settlement Worker in this library....

Icon of the event English conversation Circle for Seniors
Ongoing event running from Wed May 18, 2016 - Wed Dec 21, 2016
Location: Flemingdon Park

Seniors! Join us to practice your English communication skills in a relaxing environment and make new friends. No registration required. 3-4 p.m.

Icon of the event Newcomer Settlement Services
Ongoing event running from Thu May 19, 2016 - Sat Jan 28, 2017
Location: Flemingdon Park

Tuesday and Thursday from 12:30-8:30, and Wednesday and Friday from 10-6, Saturday 9-5 (ongoing) Tom Han 647-296-0147....

Icon of the event Show and Tell: Storytelling at the Library (in Cantonese)
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Bring an object - Share a story - Make a connection...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jul 26
Icon of the event Wellness Club for Seniors in Mandarin
9:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bridlewood

Make new friends, share ideas and learn how to keep fit to become a happier and healthier you....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jul 27
Wed Aug 24
Wed Sep 28
Wed Oct 26
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 28
Thu Aug 04
Thu Aug 11
Icon of the event Information Session on OSAP (Ontario Student Assistance Program)
Fri Jul 29, 2016 | 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Parkdale

Planning to study, get a skill or a training, a certificate or a degree but worried about how to finance your school?...

Icon of the event Settlement Services
9:00 am - 12:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Settlement services, including help with immigration documents, health care, access to education and free access to Commissioner of Oaths service are available during this time period. If you are interested in English Convers...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jul 29
Fri Aug 05
Fri Aug 12
Fri Aug 19
Fri Aug 26
Icon of the event Canadian Citizenship Preparation Sessions
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Flemingdon Park

Need help with your Citizenship test? Come in and learn about the Canadian citizenship knowledge test. Get study tips and try some practice questions based on the "Discover Canada" study guide....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jul 30
Icon of the event English Conversation Circle
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Flemingdon Park

Newcomers are welcome to practice their English language skills through conversation and writen exercises. Please register with Tom at #647-296-0147. This program is in partnership with Thorncliffe Neighbourhood Office


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Aug 02
Tue Aug 09
Tue Aug 16
Tue Aug 23
Tue Aug 30