Mango Languages App: Learn a New Language or Improve Your English

July 31, 2017 | Iana

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Learning a new language is not always easy but Toronto Public Library can make learning fun and free with Mango Languages! Mango Languages is an online language-learning resource that can help you learn over 70 languages, including English, French, Japanese, German, Greek, Italian, Arabic, Korean and more. You can use...

All are Welcome to Canada

July 10, 2017 | Elsa

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Canada and the Province of Ontario have been celebrating the 150th anniversary of Confederation this year and newcomers' contributions have been highlighted throughout. Multiculturalism is one of the most well-known features of Canada. Everyone "is welcome to Canada" as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said in his Canada Day message. There...

Canada 150: Canada Day 2017

June 22, 2017 | Maria Samurin

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Are you new to Canada? Wondering what Canada 150 (or even Canada Day) are? Or maybe just want to know where to celebrate Canada Day (and Canada 150) this year? Well, you've come to the right place. Over the last few months, I've started noticing "Canada 150" everywhere. Stores are...

Japanese at Your Library | 図書館の日本語

June 9, 2017 | Suzanne

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Hello! こんにちは! Did you know that there are four bra...

Asian Heritage Month Chinese Dulcimer Performance at Maria A. Shchuka Branch

May 29, 2017 | Guikang

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It was an honor to invite artist Pingxin Xu and hi...

Suggested Reads for Asian Heritage Month

May 19, 2017 | Suzanne

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May is Asian Heritage Month, a time to celebrate the long and rich history of Asian Canadians and their diverse and vital contributions to our nation and culture. The Toronto Public Library has many Asian Heritage Month programs happening all month long to celebrate. On Wednesday, May 24, world famous...

Celebrating Newcomers in May

May 9, 2017 | Elsa

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This May, there are two events for newcomers in Toronto that you won't want to miss! On Monday, May 15, the third annual Toronto Newcomer Day will take place at Nathan Phillips Square. Between 11:30 am to 3:30 pm, there will be family-friendly activities, showcasing Toronto's diverse communities. Be sure...

Stress Awareness Month

April 16, 2017 | Chantel

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According to a 2014 study called Preceived life stress, 23 percent of Canadians report high levels of stress in their daily lives. Stress is caused by many factors, including workplace, family or health. This can be especially true for newcomers as they try to adapt to a new country and...

April 7 is World Health Day!

April 7, 2017 | Rachelle

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Today is World Health Day and it got me thinking. How many of us sacrifice our health for things that are less precious? Whether your New Year's resolution to get fit or eat healthy has waned or disappeared altogether, now is the time to be reinvigorated. The time is right...

Bengali | বাংলা at Your Library

March 24, 2017 | Suzanne

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Hello! হ্যালো! Did you know that there are eight branches that have Bengali materials at the Toronto Public Library? With thousands of books, CDs, DVDs and magazines to choose from, make the Toronto Public Library the first place you visit if you want to read or learn Bengali. Welcome to...