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Icon of the event Buying Your First Home
Sat Oct 15, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Buying a home for the first time can be a daunting task. Learn the ins and outs as a first-time home buyer and review the contracts you will be required to sign....

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
Mon Sep 26
Mon Oct 03
Icon of the event Citizenship Preparation Class
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Need help preparing and studying for the Canadian Citizenship Test? Complete the free citizenship test preparation program in 5 classes at Malvern Branch. To register call 416-396-8969 or visit the branch for more details.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Aug 16
Tue Aug 23
Tue Aug 30
Tue Sep 06
Tue Sep 13
Icon of the event Volunteering Workshop
Tue Aug 16, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Burrows Hall

Learn how to volunteer, create work experience, improve your resume and help others while you help yourself....

Icon of the event Show and Tell: Storytelling at the Library (in Mandarin)
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 Aug 02
Tue Aug 09
Tue Aug 16
Tue Aug 23
Icon of the event Newcomers' Fair
Fri Jul 15, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Malvern

New to Toronto or looking to stay longer in Canada? Get the help you need to settle and succeed. The newcomers? fair offers the complete spectrum of information crucial to helping you live, work, study and settle. The fair wi...

Icon of the event Improve Your English & Discover Canada
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Burrows Hall

Enjoy activities, quizzes, group conversation and more....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jul 14
Thu Jul 21
Thu Jul 28
Thu Aug 04
Thu Aug 11
Icon of the event At Home Alone
Tue Jul 12, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Burrows Hall

Is your child ready to be left home alone safely? In this essential workshop, parents and children will find out together, and prepare....

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 08
Fri Jul 15
Fri Jul 22
Fri Jul 29
Fri Aug 05
Icon of the event Dental and Oral Health Workshop (in Mandarin)
Fri Jul 08, 2016 | 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Attend this workshop and learn more about:...