ESL & Newcomer Programs

Icon of the event LSP: Let's Speak English - Fall Session
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Newcomers with beginner to intermediate level English are invited to learn basic English vocabulary for daily living and working, while improving their listening and conversation skills.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Oct 11
Thu Oct 25
Thu Nov 08
Thu Nov 22
Thu Dec 06
Icon of the event Citizenship Education Circle with CultureLink
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Jane/Dundas

Discover Canada: Citizenship Education Circle. Improve your knowledge of Canadian history, geography politics and other area. ...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 25
Tue Oct 02
Tue Oct 09
Tue Oct 16
Tue Oct 30
Icon of the event Move that Mouse
Fri Sep 28, 2018 | 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Learn how to use a mouse to click, scroll, and explore the web with basics internet searching skills. No experience required.

Icon of the event English Conversation Circle
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Spadina Road

New to Canada? Come join this free program! Practice and improve your English conversation skills in a relaxing environment, while making new friends and learning what the library has to offer!


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 25
Icon of the event Computer Basics: Exploring the TPL Website
Mon Oct 01, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Take a guided tour through the library website. Learn how to find new and recommended books, place holds, learn about upcoming programs, and more.

Icon of the event Improve Your English & Discover Canada
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Burrows Hall

Enjoy activities, quizzes, group conversation and more about Canada and becoming a Canadian citizen.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Oct 04
Thu Oct 11
Thu Oct 18
Thu Oct 25
Thu Nov 01
Icon of the event English Language Class
9:30 am - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Dawes Road

Intermediate English classes will be offered three times a week Tuesday to Thursday for newcomers. There will be no daycare offered for this program. Contact branch for details. From the TDCSB.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Nov 13
Wed Nov 14
Thu Nov 15
Tue Nov 20
Wed Nov 21
Icon of the event Computer Classes in Russian
10:00 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Learn computer basics in Russian to search the internet, create an email account, navigate the library's website, and download eBooks onto your device and more. ...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Sep 20
Icon of the event LSP: English Conversation Circle - PROGRAM IS FULL
3:30 pm - 5:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bridlewood

This program is now full and is closed for registration.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 02
Tue Oct 09
Tue Oct 16
Tue Oct 23
Tue Oct 30
Icon of the event LSP: English Conversation Circle
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Eatonville

Join our English Conversation Circle run by experienced volunteer mentors. Participants must be permanent residents, government or privately sponsored refugees, and must be 18 years of age or older. To register, please call E...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Sep 20
Thu Sep 27