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ESL & Newcomer Programs

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 Aug 16
Mon Aug 20
Thu Aug 23
Mon Aug 27
Thu Aug 30
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 Aug 17
Fri Aug 24
Fri Aug 31
Fri Sep 07
Fri Sep 14
Icon of the event Citizenship Preparation
2:30 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Learn Canadian government, history and geography through conversations and activities in partnership with North York Community House. Please call 416-395-5980 to register.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Aug 22
Wed Aug 29
Icon of the event The Stories of Us
Fri Sep 28, 2018 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: York Woods

Newcomers are encouraged to participate in a unique story collecting workshop. Write about your experiences coming to Canada in your native language and help build an ESL library of journeys written by and for newcomers.

Icon of the event Tax Credits for Newcomers and Emigrants
Fri Sep 28, 2018 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: York Woods

A representative from the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) will talk about benefits, credits, filing obligations of newcomers and more.