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ESL & Newcomer Programs

Icon of the event English Conversation Circle
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
North York Central Library

Practice your conversation skills, make new friends, and learn about the library. You must be at least 18 years of age and have landed immigrant or Convention Refugee status to join. This program is co-sponsored by North York...

Upcoming Dates:
Wed Sep 02
Wed Sep 09
Wed Sep 16
Wed Sep 23
Wed Sep 30
Icon of the event New to Canada? Speak to a COSTI  Representative!
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
North York Central Library

COSTI Immigrant Services is a community-based multicultural agency which has been serving all immigrant communities and new Canadians for many years. At the library sessions, a COSTI representative will answer your questions ...

Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jul 31
Fri Aug 28
Fri Sep 25
Fri Oct 30
Icon of the event Discover Canada - Citizenship Education Mentoring Circle
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Lillian H. Smith

Free 12 week program in small group settings with experienced and trained mentors. Informal discussion on material from "Discover Canada" Booklet....

Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jul 07
Tue Jul 14
Tue Jul 21
Tue Jul 28
Tue Aug 04
Icon of the event After School Newcomer Hub - Volunteer Opportunity
Ongoing event running from Mon Jul 06, 2015 - Mon Aug 31, 2015

The After School Newcomer Hub at Centennial Library offers free homework help for students in grades 7-10. We are looking for volunteers who enjoy working with youth and have subject expertise in math, science, English, Frenc...

Icon of the event Canada: My New Home
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below

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 discussions about Canada. PLease note this...

Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jul 06
Wed Jul 08
Mon Jul 13
Wed Jul 15
Mon Jul 20
Icon of the event Library Settlement Partnerships (LSP)
Ongoing event running from Wed Jul 01, 2015 - Mon Aug 31, 2015

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 Overview of Service Canada (Chinese)
Wed Jul 15, 2015 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Woodside Square

Newcomers will learn about Service Canada - "One-Stop Personalized Access to Government of Canada Services and Benefits for Canadians". This program is in Chinese and is co-sponsored with Chinese Family Services of Ontario. ...

Icon of the event TOEFL Preparation Class
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
North York Central Library

This class helps you prepare for the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) for university admission. You must be at least 18 years old and a resident of Toronto to join. Bring YMCA assessment and referral, identificat...

Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 08
Thu Sep 10
Tue Sep 15
Thu Sep 17
Tue Sep 22
Icon of the event Are you an internationally educated health professional?
Tue Sep 15, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
North York Central Library

Come and learn what the Access Centre for Internationally Educated Health Professionals has to offer and how it can help you find your route to professional practice. Attend this information session to find out about the supp...

Icon of the event Understanding Express Entry
Wed Sep 16, 2015 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Woodside Square

Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) has a new system for economic classes called "Express Entry". Under the new system, the applicants under the following programs will affected: Federal Skilled Workers Program, Canadia...