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ESL & Newcomer Programs

Icon of the event Newcomer Youth Club
3:30 pm - 5:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Fairview

Improve your English and meet other teens. The Newcomer Youth Club is open for newcomers and for all teens who would like to meet newcomers. Both groups, the newcomers and the helpers will earn volunteer hours. We will be d...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri May 02
Fri May 16
Fri May 30
Fri Jun 13
Fri Jun 27
Icon of the event Meet and Speak
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Centennial

Practice and improve your English Conversation skills by meeting weekly to discuss relative topics. Special guest speakers will be invited from time to time.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jul 07
Mon Jul 14
Mon Jul 21
Mon Jul 28
Mon Aug 04
Icon of the event Youth Volunteer Meeting with ESL Students
Ongoing event running from Wed Apr 16, 2014 - Wed May 21, 2014
Pape/Danforth

ESL students are invited to our monthly youth volunteer meetings in April and May. You will meet teen volunteers and join their discussions about teen collections and programs in the library. Snacks and board games are availa...

Icon of the event Information for Newcomers: COSTI
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
North York Central Library

Are you a newcomer to Canada? COSTI provides assistance in settling into your new community; including information on employment, education, health resources and housing....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Apr 25
Fri May 30
Fri Jun 27
Icon of the event Canada: My New Home - Literature, Art, Culture and Traditions
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Centennial

This Library Settlement program run by the YMCA Newcomer Information Center invites all newcomers to share in the discovery of their new country and culture. Come and participate in readings and discussions about Canada.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jul 07
Mon Jul 14
Mon Jul 21
Mon Jul 28
Mon Aug 04
Icon of the event Citizenship Mentoring Circle - Spring Session
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
North York Central Library

Citizenship Education Circle (funded through Citizenship and Immigration Canada) is a 10-session mentoring program for newcomers which covers all topics of the book "Discovering Canada"....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Apr 28
Mon May 05
Mon May 12
Mon May 26
Mon Jun 02
Icon of the event English Conversation Class
Ongoing event running from Tue Oct 01, 2013 - Sat May 31, 2014
Pape/Danforth

For newcomers who want to practice English and improve their communication skills. The English Conversation Circle (ECC) meets every Tuesday from 6:00pm - 7:30pm at the Pape and Danforth Library branch....

Icon of the event Library Settlement Partnerships (LSP)
Ongoing event running from Tue Jul 01, 2014 - Thu Aug 28, 2014
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 Celebrating Italian Heritage Month -
Thu Jun 19, 2014 | 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Downsview

Hybrid identities that result from the merging of multiple cultures are becoming the norm in many contemporary pluralistic societies....

Icon of the event Meet and Speak
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Centennial

Practice and improve your English Conversation skills by meeting weekly to discuss relative topics. Special guest speakers will be invited from time to time.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Apr 21
Mon Apr 28
Mon May 05
Mon May 12
Mon May 19