Markham Public Library has many resources to help you feel at home! Check out our free programs, community services, and online resources.
7 Ways to Learn English at the Library
English Conversation Circle (In-Person)Jun 12th | 10:00am - 12:00pm
English Conversation Circle (Virtual)Jun 12th | 1:30pm - 3:00pmOnline Event
Digital Skills Coaching for NewcomersJun 15th | 10:00am - 12:00pm
Money Management as a NewcomerJun 15th | 2:00pm - 3:00pmOnline Event
Discover Newcomer Services in Markham
If you are looking for help with settlement, employment, language assessment and more, check out the free services offered by these organizations.
Meet Canoo: Offering Newcomers the Best of Canada for Free!
New to Canada? We have partnered with Canoo to thank newcomers for choosing Canada and welcome them with VIP benefits to 1400+ attractions and experiences around the country. If you received your permanent residency within the last five years or your citizenship within the last year, download the Canoo App for free here and activate your one-year membership. Canoo gives eligible newcomers, and up to four of their children (under 18), free access to hundreds of attractions, experiences, and discounts with leading Canadian brands. Download the app, and start exploring today!
English Language Learning Support in Markham & York Region
Are you looking for English language learning support in Markham or York Region? There are many organizations that provide free classes to help you improve your English skills. Classes are available for all levels, including specialized training for internationally-trained professionals. Find out more about English Language Learning Resources [PDF]., opens a new window
Whether you are looking to learn English, prepare for your Canadian citizenship test, or read about what’s happening back home, we have it all! Checkout our online library resources to get started.
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Check out our blog to learn more about what’s available at the library and beyond.
Centre for Immigrant & Youth Services
The Centre for Immigrant and Community Services’ Immigrant Youth Centre is fully funded by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada. We provide services to newcomer youth, ages 13 to 24, at no cost. Services include academic support, recreational programs, volunteer opportunities and pre-employment support.
Want to learn more about settling in York Region?
We have a book for each of your settlement questions! Learn about Canadian culture and history, set up your resume, or grab an ESL workbook. Check out our staffcurated list!
There are many services available to help you settle in Canada. Check out these websites to get started.