ESL & Newcomer Programs

Icon of the event Word Basics 3: More Formatting Tips and Tricks.
Fri Oct 26, 2018 | 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Location: York Woods

Building on Word Basics Part II, this class will cover advanced formatting skills in Microsoft Word. Learn to add page numbers, use headers & footers, work with margins, tabs, indents and more. ...

Icon of the event LSP Buying Your First Home
Sat Oct 20, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Buying a home can be a daunting task for many first-time buyers. Come and learn the ins and outs of the process, and have a chance to review some of the contracts you'll be required to sign. ...

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

Join us to practice and improve your English conversation skills in a relaxing environment, while making new friends and learning what the library has to offer. No registration required. All are welcome to attend regardless o...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Oct 19
Fri Oct 26
Fri Nov 02
Fri Nov 09
Fri Nov 16
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 23
Tue Oct 30
Tue Nov 06
Icon of the event LSP: Canada My New Home - Discover Canada
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Centennial

This Library Settlement program run by the YMCA Newcomer Information Center invites all newcomers to share in the discovery of their new country and culture. Come and participate in discussions about Canada. In partnership wi...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Oct 24
Wed Oct 31
Wed Nov 07
Wed Nov 14
Wed Nov 21
Icon of the event English Conversation Circle
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

For newcomers who want to practice English and improve communication. Local volunteers sit together with newcomers for a 90 minute discussion on themes such as workplace culture, job searching and current events. You must b...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Oct 18
Mon Oct 22
Thu Oct 25
Mon Oct 29
Thu Nov 01
Icon of the event LSP: LSP Celebration Week
Fri Oct 19, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Centennial

Come and join us for LSP Celebration Week as we celebrate Library Settlement Partnerships! This year's theme is celebrating 10 years of LSP.

Icon of the event Keyboarding Basics
Fri Nov 09, 2018 | 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Learn how to type and also how to use proper keyboarding posture. We will include ergonomic exercises to do at your computer. No experience required.

Icon of the event LSP: LSP 10th Anniversary Event
Thu Oct 18, 2018 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Bridlewood

Featuring a presentation by Citizenship Judge from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada.

Icon of the event Digital Life Skills:  Online Shopping
Fri Nov 23, 2018 | 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

For people who have basic internet skills, and want to learn how to shop online with confidence. Whether you need groceries or home appliances, almost anything can be purchased and delivered to your home. We teach you how t...