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ESL & Newcomer Programs

Icon of the event Library Settlement Partnerships (LSP)
Ongoing event running from Thu Jan 01, 2015 - Thu Dec 31, 2015
Eatonville

New to Canada? Need information on employment, housing, language learning, schools & other topics? Speak to the LSP Worker in this library branch....

Icon of the event English Conversation Group For Newcomers Age 55 or Above (no class on Mar 16)
Ongoing event running from Mon Sep 15, 2014 - Mon Dec 14, 2015
Cedarbrae

If you are a newcomer age 55 or above and interested in improving your English Conversation skills, come and join us on Mondays 2:30 - 3:30pm. Please bring your permanent resident card or convention refugee papers to register...

Icon of the event Knitters' Drop-In
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Cedarbrae

A great place to share your interest in yarn. Whether you're a beginner or a pro, drop in and spend some time with fellow crafters. It's also a great way to practice your English conversation skills. Please bring your own yar...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Apr 07
Mon Apr 13
Mon Apr 20
Mon Apr 27
Mon May 04
Icon of the event Free ESL Class (CLB 2-4 Basic English Proficiency)
Ongoing event running from Wed Jan 07, 2015 - Fri Dec 18, 2015
Cedarbrae

No class on Wednesday March 18 and Friday March 20....

Icon of the event Be Your Own Boss
Wed Apr 29, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Have you thought about starting your own business? Learn about creating a business plan, attracting customers, implementing your marketing plan. In partnership with Citizanship and Immigration Canada, YMCA and Toronto Public ...

Icon of the event Services for Newcomers Age 55 & Over on Mondays (no services on Mar 16)
Ongoing event running from Mon Jun 16, 2014 - Mon Jun 29, 2015
Cedarbrae

Farhana Jogiat, Catholic Crosscultural Services (Ph: 416-266-7200 Ext 201) provides one-on-one settlement services to newcomers age 55 and over on Mondays from 1 to 5pm. She can speak English, Gujarati, Urdu and Hindi and hel...

Icon of the event Building a Networking Strategy that Works
Wed Jun 17, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Learn to set networking goals and identify the right people with whom to network. Tactics for breaking the ice, managing contacts and using LinkedIn effectively will be discussed. In partnership with Citizenship and Immigrati...

Icon of the event Book a Librarian
Ongoing event running from Fri Jan 02, 2015 - Thu Dec 31, 2015
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 Employers Expectation of Newcomers
Wed Jun 03, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Learn what Canadian employers want, how to bring value to an employer, and what 'soft skills' are. Find out how to gain Canadian work experience. In partnership with Citizenship and Immigration Canada, YMCA and Toronto Public...

Icon of the event Citizenship Mentoring - Spring Session
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Toronto Reference Library

A 10-session mentoring program for newcomers covering all the topics in "Discovering Canada" the citizenship book. In partnership with Citizenship and Immigration Canada, CultureLink and Toronto Public Library.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Apr 07
Tue Apr 14
Tue Apr 21
Tue Apr 28
Tue May 05