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ESL & Newcomer Programs

Icon of the event English conversation Circle for Seniors
Ongoing event running from Wed May 18, 2016 - Wed Dec 21, 2016
Location: Flemingdon Park

Seniors! Join us to practice your English communication skills in a relaxing environment and make new friends. No registration required. 3-4 p.m.

Icon of the event Newcomer Settlement Services
Ongoing event running from Thu May 19, 2016 - Sat Jan 28, 2017
Location: Flemingdon Park

Tuesday and Thursday from 12:30-8:30, and Wednesday and Friday from 10-6, Saturday 9-5 (ongoing) Tom Han 647-296-0147....

Icon of the event Show and Tell: Storytelling at the Library (in Cantonese)
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Bring an object - Share a story - Make a connection...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jul 26
Icon of the event English Conversation Circle
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Flemingdon Park

Newcomers are welcome to practice their English language skills through conversation and writen exercises. Please register with Tom at #647-296-0147. This program is in partnership with Thorncliffe Neighbourhood Office


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jul 26
Tue Aug 02
Tue Aug 09
Tue Aug 16
Tue Aug 23
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 28
Thu Aug 04
Thu Aug 11
Icon of the event Information Session on OSAP (Ontario Student Assistance Program)
Fri Jul 29, 2016 | 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Parkdale

Planning to study, get a skill or a training, a certificate or a degree but worried about how to finance your school?...

Icon of the event Canadian Citizenship Preparation Sessions
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Flemingdon Park

Need help with your Citizenship test? Come in and learn about the Canadian citizenship knowledge test. Get study tips and try some practice questions based on the "Discover Canada" study guide....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jul 30
Icon of the event Show and Tell: Storytelling at the Library (in Mandarin)
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Bring an object - Share a story - Make a connection...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Aug 02
Tue Aug 09
Tue Aug 16
Tue Aug 23
Icon of the event Settlement Services for Newcomers
10:00 am - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Goldhawk Park

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:
Mon Aug 08
Mon Aug 15
Icon of the event Let's Draw
10:00 am - 11:30 am 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:
Mon Aug 29
Mon Sep 12
Mon Sep 19
Mon Sep 26
Mon Oct 03