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ESL & Newcomer Programs

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 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 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...

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 Jun 03
Fri Jun 10
Fri Jun 17
Fri Jun 24
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 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 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 Jun 22
Wed Jul 27
Wed Aug 24
Icon of the event ESL Classes
9:30 am - 12:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Adult English classes, CLB levels 1-2, co-sponsored with Toronto Catholic District School Board. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Please see instructor during class hours to register.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jun 14
Wed Jun 15
Thu Jun 16
Tue Jun 21
Wed Jun 22
Icon of the event Library Settlement Partnerships (LSP)
Ongoing event running from Mon Sep 05, 2016 - Thu Dec 29, 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 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