Library Settlement Partnerships at Toronto Public Libraries

August 14, 2012 | Debby

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Did you know that there are Library Settlement Partnerships (LSP) at the Toronto Public Library?

     LSP worker at Toronto Public LibrariesLSP worker at Toronto Public Libraries
     [Photo Credit: LSP Program Photos from the Library Settlement Partnership Website]

LSPs are newcomer information services that are offered to different communities throughout Ontario. These LSPs provide free assistance with getting a job, learning English, getting a driver's licence, and much more.The service is made possible by a partnership of the settlement sector, public libraries, and Citizen and Immigration Canada.

         Library Settlement Partnership      Toronto Public Library   Citizenship and Immigration Canada

There are 16 different Toronto Public Library branches that have a LSP worker who specializes in one-on-one settlement information and referral, group information sessions, and community outreach provided in a variety of languages. These 16 library branches include:

LSP locations at Toronto Public Library
Within these library branches, there are eight Settlement Agency Partners that offer services and programs. These agencies are listed below, please click on the agency name to access their website.LSP Agencies & Branch LocationsCatholic Cross Cultural Services Centre for Information & Community Services of OntarioCultureLinkKababayan Community CentreNorth York Community House Rexdale Women's Centre Thorncliffe Neighbourhood Office
YMCA Newcomer Information Centre

Toronto Public Library BooksLibrary Settlement Partnerships as well as Toronto Public Library continue to offer great programs that are suitable for ESL and Newcomer patrons. Visit the Toronto Public Library website.
Don't forget that we also have materials in other languages. To view the complete list, visit our website.