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ESL & Newcomer Programs

Icon of the event Canadian Citizenship Preparation Sessions
10:30 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Woodside Square

This program is for Permanent Residents. Topics will include: Who can apply for citizenship and how? Canadian history, geography and the government system, rights and responsibilities of citizens and more.* Tuesday June 28t...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jun 04
Sat Jun 11
Sat Jun 18
Sat Jun 25
Tue Jun 28
Icon of the event English Conversation Circle
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Black Creek

Practice and improve your English conversation skills and learn more about the library.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 03
Tue May 10
Tue May 17
Tue May 24
Tue May 31
Icon of the event Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) Information Session
Thu May 19, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Planning to go to University or College? Find out more about applying for financial assistance!...

Icon of the event Library Settlement Partnership (LSP) with CultureLink
Ongoing event running from Thu Mar 10, 2016 - Thu Mar 09, 2017
Location: Lillian H. Smith

New to Canada? If you need assistance with employment information, language learning, or government forms, we have a LSP worker on site here to assist you....

Icon of the event Powers Of Attorney (in Mandarin)
Tue Jun 14, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

By making powers of attorney, people can plan ahead and be confident that their plans will be carried out. In this workshop newcomers and community members can learn more about:...

Icon of the event Mortgage 101
Sat May 14, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

An info session for those who are looking for a mortgage …or already have one!...

Icon of the event Let's Draw
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

The skill of drawing is not unlike the skill of speaking. You are trying to make a point. Help your language along visually, draw, talk and network here at the Library!


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jul 07
Thu Jul 14
Thu Jul 21
Thu Jul 28
Thu Aug 04
Icon of the event Newcomer Programs at Steeles
1:30 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Steeles

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


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jul 27
Wed Aug 24
Icon of the event Settlement Services for Newcomers
10:00 am - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Burrows Hall

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


Upcoming Dates:
Fri May 06
Fri May 13
Fri May 20
Fri May 27
Fri Jun 03
Icon of the event Understanding Your Credit Score & Report
Sat Jun 04, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Anyone who has ever applied for a credit card, borrowed money to buy a car or a house or any other personal loan will have a credit report on file with a credit bureau. Attend this workshop and learn more about how this 3-dig...