Are you or someone you know new to Canada? Calgary Public Library can help you get settled with free programs specifically suited to the needs of newcomers. Learn about life in Canada and make meaningful connections in your community with these and other programs at the Library.
- ESL Coffee and Conversation
Meet new people and practice your English language listening, speaking, and comprehension skills in a fun and relaxed setting. Beginner level. No registration required.
- ESL Conversation Club (Intermediate)
Meet new people and practice your English language listening, speaking, and comprehension skills in a fun and relaxed setting. Intermediate level. Registration required at all locations except Central Library.
- ESL Writing Club
Meet new people and practice your English language writing skills in a fun and relaxed setting. Intermediate level. Participants must be able to read and write at least one paragraph in English. Registration required.
- New Friends & Neighbourhood Groups for Women
Practice your English language skills and learn about community resources. Free childcare provided. In partnership with Calgary Immigrant Women's Association. No registration required.
- Citizenship and Civic Participation Class
Learn about Canada and prepare for the Citizenship Exam in this intensive one-day session. In partnership with Immigrant Services Calgary. Registration required.
Program details are subject to change. Please visit our programs page for the most up-to-date information. Explore all March – April programs and register starting February 10.