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ESL & Newcomer Programs

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 Apr 11
Sat Apr 18
Icon of the event Let's Talk!
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Lillian H. Smith

Want to practice your English? Join us for a Let's Talk Session! Thursdays listed below, from 6 - 8 pm....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Feb 05
Thu Feb 12
Thu Feb 19
Thu Feb 26
Thu Mar 12
Icon of the event Newcomer Programs at Steeles
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Steeles

An information program with The Cross-Cultural Community Services Association for newcomers in Chinese. Call branch for details.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jan 28
Wed Feb 25
Wed Mar 25
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6:00 pm - 8:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Burrows Hall

Free 10 week program at Burrows Hall Library in partnership with CultureLink. For landed immigrants and convention refugees,19yrs and older with LINC level 4 and up. Small group settings with experienced and trained mentors. ...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jan 15
Thu Jan 22
Thu Jan 29
Thu Feb 05
Thu Feb 12
Icon of the event Settlement Services for Newcomers
9:00 am - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Woodside Square

Settlement workers provide in person, one-on-one assistance to newcomer families with settlement-related issues. This is a co-sponsored program with Catholic Cross-Cultural Services.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jan 08
Thu Jan 15
Thu Jan 22
Thu Jan 29
Thu Feb 05
Icon of the event Settlement Services for Newcomers
9:00 am - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Burrows Hall

Settlement workers provide individual assistance for newcomers. In partnership with Catholic Cross-cultural Services.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jan 03
Sat Jan 10
Sat Jan 17
Sat Jan 24
Sat Jan 31
Icon of the event Discover Canada - Citizenship Education Mentoring Circle
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Lillian H. Smith

This free 12 week program is for landed immigrants (permanent residents) and convention refugees, 19 year and older with LINC level 4 and up. Improve spoken English in small group settings with experienced and trained mentor...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jan 27
Tue Feb 03
Tue Feb 10
Tue Feb 17
Tue Feb 24
Icon of the event LSP Worker
Ongoing event running from Thu Sep 18, 2014 - Wed Sep 30, 2015
Lillian H. Smith

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

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 Chinese New Year
Sat Feb 21, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Lillian H. Smith

Come to the Lillian H. Smith Library to celebrate the Year of the Sheep! Enjoy a Lion Dance, Kung Fu demonstration, Chinese instrumental music, dance performances and face painting for kids at 1pm (registration required). F...