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Newmarket Public Library hosts a continuous intake York Region District School Board Adult English as a Second Language– Intermediate class, Monday to Friday 9:30 am- 12:30pm. Register for all classes at Newmarket Public Library. Bring your immigration documents. For more information please call 905-731-9557.
For information on other ESL classes and locations, please see the listing in our York Info Community database.
Books, Audio and Video
The library has a collection of English as a Second Language (ESL) books on the main floor in the northeast corner near the CD collection. The literacy collection is also found there; it is a small collection of books that are for people who are learning to read English or wish to read abridged versions. Additionally, ESL audio visual material and books can be found in the Children’s and Adult collection. Search our Online Public Access Catalogue or ask at the Information Services desk on each floor.
As part of the Southern Ontario Multilingual Pool, the library provides a collection of books and DVDs in many different languages, including these new additions:
Print Materials: Arabic, Chinese, German, Japanese, Hungarian, Persian, Polish, Russian, Spanish
Video/DVD: Chinese, Hindi, Korean, Polish, Russian, Spanish, Vietnamese
Do you want to know about careers and employment in Canada, Career Cruising is an excellent website available to library patrons.
Don’t have a valid library card? Get a library card!
InMyLanguage.org provides multilingual information for newcomers to Ontario, Canada.
The Settlement.Org website provides newcomers with information and resources to settle in Ontario, Canada.
Welcome Centre Immigrant Services provide one-stop services under one roof, designed to guide and support immigrants through the maze of information and resources in York Region
Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration provides services for successful economic and social integration of newcomers, which maximizes the benefits of immigration.
York Region's York Welcome website provides information and resources to help you make the move to York Region.
Before You Arrive website has the information you need to help you prepare for your arrival.
Catholic Community Services of York Region have been providing immigrant settlement services in helping people from any country, ethnicity or religion in York Region for over 25 years.
Canadian Newcomer connects the diverse ethnic communities in Canada by providing information, advice, entertainment and encouragement to new immigrants.