Settlement Services in the Library

Integration made easier like never before

Through Library Settlement Partnerships (LSP), we bring newcomer services to your local library. Our LSP workers speak various languages and can help you integrate into the community. We partner with the public libraries in Richmond Hill, Vaughan, Markham, Aurora, Newmarket, Stouffville, King, East Gwillimbury, and Georgina.

LSP Information sessions:

• PR card and Canadian citizenship

• Get to know your city/town

• How to file your income tax

• Career exploration and planning

• Buying a house or rent a place

• Know your rights at work

• You and your money

• Community safety

Informal English learning and support groups:

Weekly English conversation circle

• Ongoing ESL Café

• Monthly adult ESL book clubs

• Mango languages speaking buddies series

• Summer English-speaking club for Newcomer youth

• Newcomer support groups for seniors, working and studying parents, etc.


Get to know your local library

• Exploring library resources to succeed at school

• Finding reliable resources for your job search and skills training

• Learn to use Brainfuse JobNOW

• Virtual library resources for language learning

• Library programs for family fun

• Choosing good books for your child

Digital skills coaching:

  • Learn to “ZOOM”
  • Google tutorials
  • Email basics
  • Mobile apps 101
  • Online safety
  • Digital literacy
  • Media smart

We connect newcomers to the local library and community through online and offline activities. Get started to know and participate in the community you now call your home.

Click here to find your local library in the York Region.