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ESL & Newcomer Programs

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3:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bridlewood

Weekly 2-hour sessions for newcomers to practice listening & speaking English and improve communication skills....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 25
Icon of the event English Conversation Circle
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bridlewood

Weekly 2-hour sessions for newcomers to practice listening & speaking English and improve communication skills....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Aug 03
Icon of the event Newcomer Programs at Steeles
1:30 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Steeles

An information program with The Cross-Cultural Community Services Association for newcomers in Chinese. Call branch for details.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jul 20
Wed Aug 17
Icon of the event Library Settlement Partnerships (LSP)
Ongoing event running from Mon Apr 04, 2016 - Thu Jun 30, 2016
Location: Centennial

New to Canada? Need Information on employment, housing, language learning, schools and other topics. Speak to the LSP worker in this Branch....

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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 03
Tue May 10
Tue May 17
Tue May 24
Tue May 31
Icon of the event Library Settlement Partnerships (LSP)
Ongoing event running from Mon Jul 04, 2016 - Wed Aug 31, 2016
Location: Centennial

New to Canada? Need Information on employment, housing, language learning, schools and other topics. Speak to the LSP worker in this Branch....

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 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 Newcomer Programs at Steeles
1:30 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Steeles

An information program with The Cross-Cultural Community Services Association for newcomers in Chinese. Call branch for details.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jul 27
Wed Aug 24
Icon of the event Centennial Youth Hub
Ongoing event running from Mon Apr 04, 2016 - Wed Jun 29, 2016
Location: Centennial

Free program for youth ages 13-19. This includes youth who are new to Canada. Need help with homework? Trained volunteer tutors are available to help with Math, Science, English and French. Laptops are available for research...