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ESL & Newcomer Programs

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6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

This English conversation group is friendly, supportive and stimulating! What better way to improve your English speaking skills? Tuesdays from 6-8p.m. Presented in partnership with North York Community House. For more inform...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Dec 13
Icon of the event Mandarin Support Group for Seniors
10:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Join our Mandarin Support Group for Seniors, every Wednesday from 10:00am-11:30am. Call the branch for more details, 416-395-5980. Hosted by the North York Community House.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Dec 14
Icon of the event iPad for Seniors (MANDARIN)
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Parliament Street

A monthly drop-in for Mandarin-speaking older adults interested in learning how to use iPad tablets. Learn about how the tablet works and about library resources you can access with your iPad....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jan 05
Thu Feb 02
Thu Mar 02
Thu Apr 06
Icon of the event Income Tax Information Session
Thu Jan 19, 2017 | 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Location: Parliament Street

Learn about Canada's personal income tax system, how to file a tax return and get basic tax tips....

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12:30 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Burrows Hall

Practice your conversation, reading and writing skills make new friends, and learn about the library....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jan 10
Thu Jan 12
Tue Jan 17
Thu Jan 19
Tue Jan 24
Icon of the event Book a Librarian
Ongoing event running from Fri Jan 02, 2015 - Sat Dec 31, 2016
Location: Barbara Frum

Meet one-on-one with a Barbara Frum Branch librarian to help find job search information, create an email account, navigate the library's website, download eBooks to your mobile device, find a good book to read and more ......

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 Mar 08
Wed Mar 15
Wed Mar 22
Wed Mar 29
Wed Apr 05
Icon of the event English Conversation Circle
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Parkdale

Join us to practice your English communication skills in a relaxing environment and make new friends. Everyone welcome. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Dec 14
Wed Dec 21
Wed Dec 28
Wed Jan 04
Wed Jan 11
Icon of the event English Language Class
9:30 am - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Dawes Road

Intermediate English classes will be offered three times a week Tuesday to Thursday for newcomers. There will be no daycare offered for this program. Contact branch for details. From the TDCSB.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Mar 23
Tue Mar 28
Wed Mar 29
Thu Mar 30
Tue Apr 04
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 Jan 04
Wed Jan 11
Wed Jan 18
Wed Jan 25
Wed Feb 01