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ESL & Newcomer Programs

Icon of the event English Conversation Circle (ECC)
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Fairview

Practice your conversation skills, make new friends and learn about the library. Classes are intermediate level focusing on English conversation. You must be 18 years of age and have landed immigrant or refugee status to join...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Nov 26
Fri Nov 28
Wed Dec 03
Fri Dec 05
Wed Dec 10
Icon of the event Senior's English Conversation Drop-In
9:15 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Woodside Square

Older adults are invited to drop in and learn basic English skills. This program is co-sponsored with Catholic Cross-Cultural Services.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Feb 05
Thu Feb 12
Thu Feb 19
Thu Feb 26
Thu Mar 05
Icon of the event Canada: My New Home-Steps to English Fluency
4:00 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 form of discussions, different topics about Canadian life, culture and traditions. Come and join our conversat...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jan 06
Thu Jan 08
Tue Jan 13
Thu Jan 15
Tue Jan 20
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 Nov 26
Wed Dec 03
Wed Dec 10
Wed Dec 17
Icon of the event Canadian Citizenship Preparation Classes
10:30 am - 12:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Woodside Square

Permanent Residents will learn how to prepare for the Citizenship Test by learning about: Canadian history, geography and the government system, rights and responsibilities of Citizens, Canadian symbols and language ability r...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Nov 29
Sat Dec 06
Icon of the event Adult ESL Classes
Ongoing event running from Tue Sep 02, 2014 - Fri Dec 19, 2014
Downsview

English as a second language classes are offered at Downsviews library. CLB levels 1-2, and 3-4, co-sponsored with the Toronto District School Board. ESL classes help you improve your English language skills and learn about...

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 Jan 30
Icon of the event Canada: My New Home
4:00 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 discussions about Canada. PLease note this...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jan 05
Wed Jan 07
Mon Jan 12
Wed Jan 14
Mon Jan 19
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 Nov 28
Icon of the event Holiday Craft Adult Workshop
Thu Dec 11, 2014 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Downsview

Join us in making a unique framed photo art project. Registration required. For information or to register please call Downsview library at 416-395-5720.