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ESL & Newcomer Programs

Icon of the event Canadian Citizenship Preparation Sessions
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Cedarbrae

Complete in 6 sessions. Include: who can apply and how? Canadian history, geography and government system; rights and responsibilities as a citizen; Canadian justice system, Canadian symbol; language ability requirement; prac...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 06
Tue Sep 13
Tue Sep 20
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 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 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:...

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...

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 Settlement Services for Newcomers
10:00 am - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Burrows Hall

Settlement workers provide individual assistance for newcomers. In partnership with Catholic Cross-cultural Services.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jun 03
Fri Jun 10
Fri Jun 17
Fri Jun 24
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 Jun 02
Thu Jun 09
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 Meet a Settlement Counselor on Thursday
Ongoing event running from Thu Apr 02, 2015 - Thu Jun 29, 2017
Location: Cedarbrae

Karuna T. Wimalasuriya, Agincourt Community Services Association (Ph: 416-292-6912) provides settlement services to new immigrants on Thursdays from 2 pm to 4 pm.