The Newcomer Learning Centre:

two women sitting together at a table.The Newcomer Learning Centre is on the 4th floor of Central Library. 
It has books, CDs and DVDs for learners and teachers of English as a second language. 
Anyone with a library card can borrow Newcomer Learning Centre materials.
The Newcomer Learning Centre Information Desk is open:

  • Monday, Wednesday and Friday: 9:00am - 1:00pm and 2:00pm - 5:00pm*
  • Tuesday and Thursday: 9:00am - 1:00pm and 2:00pm - 7:00pm*
  • Summer Hours (July & August) Monday to Friday: 9:00am to 1:00pm and 2:00pm to 5:00pm*

*Note: The Newcomer Learning Centre Information Desk is closed every day from 1:00 - 2:00pm.

One to One Tutoring:

Practise English face to face with a volunteer tutor. 
Meet two times a week for a total of four hours a week. 
Day, evening and weekend times available at any library location.

English for Seniors:

Learn English with other seniors 55 years old and over in a small class.
Classes are Monday - Thursday mornings from 9:30am to 11:30am. 
You will practise speaking, listening and pronouncing words. 

To register to learn English you must be a Permanent Resident or Protected Person. 
For more information, please call the Newcomer Learning Centre at 905 546-3444 or email

Funded by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada

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