ESL & Newcomer Programs

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 17
Wed Oct 24
Wed Oct 31
Wed Nov 07
Wed Nov 14
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 ESL CLB Level 3-4: English for Work and Daily Life
10:00 am - 1:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Goldhawk Park

In this course, you will improve your English for daily activities such as shopping, taking transit, banking, interacting with health care providers, having social conversations, getting government and community services, com...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Oct 17
Mon Oct 22
Wed Oct 24
Mon Oct 29
Wed Oct 31
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 Mortgages 101
Sat Oct 27, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

An information session for those who are looking ... or already have one!...

Icon of the event ESL CLB Level 1-2 English for Daily Life: Reading & Writing
11:30 am - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Goldhawk Park

In this course, you will improve your English reading and writing skills for common daily activities. In class, you will practise reading comprehension and build your vocabulary with simple news articles, stories, and public ...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Oct 18
Tue Oct 23
Thu Oct 25
Tue Oct 30
Thu Nov 01
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 ESL CLB Level 1-2 English for Daily Life: Listening & Speaking
11:30 am - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Goldhawk Park

In this course, you will improve your English speaking and listening skills for common daily activities such as banking, shopping, taking transit, interacting with health care providers and meeting others. In class, you will ...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Oct 17
Fri Oct 19
Mon Oct 22
Wed Oct 24
Fri Oct 26
Icon of the event Understanding Your Credit Score & Report
Sat Nov 03, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Anyone who has ever applied for a credit card, borrowed money to buy a house or a car, or has had any other kind of personal loan will have a credit report on file with a credit bureau. Join us for this workshop and learn mor...

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.