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ESL & Newcomer Programs

Icon of the event Let's Talk
Thu Apr 13, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Practice your English, Learn more about Toronto & Canada, make new friends in a relaxing environment and have fun! This is a drop-in session - no registration required. All are welcome!

Icon of the event Health Databases
Thu Apr 06, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

A look at some of the health resources Toronto Public Library offers on it's website. Whether english is the language you know best or you read in another language you can still get current information on conditions and medi...

Icon of the event Newcomer Youth Book Club & Conversation Circle
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Agincourt

Newcomer youth ages 13-18 are invited to Agincourt library to meet new friends, learn and practice English, gain new skills, get volunteer hours and more. Registration is required. Please call Wen at 647-388-3762....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Mar 27
Mon Apr 03
Mon Apr 10
Icon of the event Buying Your First Home
Sat Apr 29, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Learn the ins and outs as a first time homebuyer and the legal documents you will be required to sign. Please register by calling 416-393-7746.

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 landed immigrant or refugee status to join. For more details and to register call Wen at 647-388-...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Mar 27
Mon Apr 03
Mon Apr 10
Mon Apr 24
Mon May 01
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.* Thursday May 18t...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat May 13
Sat May 27
Sat Jun 03
Sat Jun 10
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 Apr 06
Thu Apr 13
Thu Apr 20
Thu Apr 27
Thu May 04
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 Cancer Screening and Prevention in Mandarin
Tue Apr 04, 2017 | 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Agincourt

For more information please call Wen at 647-388-3762. In room 2....