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ESL & Newcomer Programs

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 May 04
Thu Jun 01
Icon of the event Toronto: A swimmable, drinkable, fishable water city
Thu May 25, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

New to TO? Not sure where you can swim? We have what you need to know (and do!) in this new city of yours. Swim Drink Fish Canada will help you make the transition from "newcomer" to "Torontonian" by giving you the informatio...

Icon of the event Let's Draw
Thu Jun 01, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Drawing with oil sticks. A program for newcomer Seniors to have an opportunity to do something creative and practice English. Space is limited, please register by calling 416-393-7746.

Icon of the event English Conversation Circle
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Practice your English communication skills in a relaxing environment, while making new friends...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 02
Tue May 09
Tue May 16
Tue May 23
Tue May 30
Icon of the event Mortgage 101
Sat May 06, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Learn about mortgage basics, the pre-approval process and what banks usually don't tell you. Register by calling 416-393-7746.

Icon of the event Citizenship Preparation Workshop
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Agincourt

Attend this workshop and learn Canadian history, government policies, Canadian symbols, geography, Canadian culture, values and rights. Presentation is in English. Registration is required. Visit in person or call Wen at 647-...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu May 04
Thu May 11
Icon of the event Family Law In Ontario
Thu Jun 22, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Parliament Street

Join us for an engaging information session about family law in Ontario. Find out about your legal rights, responsibilities, and how a lawyer can help you....

Icon of the event ESL Reading Circle
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Looking to improve your English? We will be reading advanced picture books and practicing our listening, reading and conversation skills. The group will meet on the last Wednesday of every month in the Periodical Lounge. Call...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 31
Wed Jun 28
Icon of the event Selling Your First Home
Sat May 20, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

You've decided to sell, seen all the shows and still don't know where to begin? Attend this workshop and discover the important and sometimes unexpected details of putting your starter home up for sale. Presented by Toronto ...

Icon of the event English Conversation Circle
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Agincourt

Practice your conversation skills, make new friends, and learn about the library. You must be at least 18 years of age and have a landed immigrant or refugee status to join. For more details and to register call Wen at 647-38...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon May 01
Mon May 08
Mon May 15
Mon May 29
Mon Jun 05