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ESL & Newcomer Programs

Icon of the event ESL CLB Level 1-3 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:
Mon Feb 26
Wed Feb 28
Fri Mar 02
Mon Mar 05
Wed Mar 07
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:
Mon Feb 26
Wed Feb 28
Mon Mar 05
Wed Mar 07
Icon of the event LSP: Free Income Tax clinics at York Woods Library
Ongoing event running from Mon Feb 26, 2018 - Thu Apr 26, 2018
Location: York Woods

Make an appointment for FREE one-on-one help with your tax return.

Icon of the event ESL CLB Level 1-3 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:
Tue Feb 27
Thu Mar 01
Tue Mar 06
Thu Mar 08
Tue Mar 20
Icon of the event LSP: English Conversation Circle
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Join our Library Settlement Worker for an evening of English Conversation Circle. Please contact Abinaya at 647-296-7137 to register today.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Feb 27
Tue Mar 06
Tue Mar 13
Tue Mar 20
Tue Mar 27
Icon of the event LSP: Info Session :Newcomer and Refugee Artist Mentorship program
Wed Feb 28, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: York Woods

Interested in applying to Toronto Arts Council?s Newcomer and Refugee Artist Mentorship program? Attend our information session at York Woods Library on February 28th!...

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 in our Periodical Lounge 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 welco...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Mar 02
Fri Mar 09
Fri Mar 16
Fri Mar 23
Fri Mar 30
Icon of the event Sewing for Change
1:00 pm - 1:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Parkdale

Learning to use a sewing machine, meet others in your community and practice your English skills. For women age 13 and older. Priority spaces for newcomer women. Childcare will be provided. In partnership with Greenest Cit...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Mar 03
Sat Mar 10
Sat Mar 17
Icon of the event Singing Ourselves Home (A Ukulele Workshop)
Sat Apr 14, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Join Annie Sun for a Ukulele Workshop featuring songs in Mandarin. Bring your own Ukulele. ...