Celebrate Library Settlement Partnerships (LSP) at Toronto Public Library

October 11, 2019 | Media Relations

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The library and seven local settlement agencies will celebrate Library Settlement Partnerships (LSP) from October 15 to 26, 2019 coinciding with Canadian Citizenship Week (October 14 to 20) and Ontario Public Library Week (October 20 to 26).

This year’s LSP Week theme, “Thankfulness,” ties in with Thanksgiving (October 14), and encourages us all to think about what we are thankful for in Canada, and how we can give back to our communities. A variety of events in many branch locations will take place, including:

LSP enables settlement agencies to work within Toronto Public Library to provide information, referrals and group activities for newcomers. All participating branches serve communities with high immigrant populations. In 2018, Toronto Public Library’s LSP program served more than 23,900 newcomers.

The LSP program started in Toronto Public Library and has since expanded across the province. Toronto Public Library is the largest participating library system with LSP programs and services offered at 14 branches. Participating settlement agencies include:


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