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Welcome To Your Library (Arabic)

Welcome to Your Library (Chinese)

Welcome to Your Library (English)

Welcome to Your Library (Farsi)

Welcome to Your Library (French)

Welcome to Your Library (Gujarati)

Welcome to Your Library (Russian)

Welcome to Your Library (Spanish)


ESL Program Information

  • ESL at the library

ESL Conversation Circle. Join us every Wednesday, 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Location: 111 Sandiford Dr., Town Offices, Ringwood Room. Free, drop-in.
For more details contact Gabrielle 905-642-7323, ext. 5233 or email 

ESL Reading Club. Join us every Sunday, 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Location: 120 Weldon Rd., the Clippers Complex. Free, drop-in.
For more details contact the library 905-642-7323, ext. 5230

Log in to our Digital Library for Mango Language Learning. Use your W-S library card to have access to online ESL courses.

Citizenship Information

Welcome to Canada
What you should know, from Citizenship and Immigration Canada

Institute for Canadian Citizenship
Information about the Cultural Access Pass

Ontario’s website portal providing newcomers with all the required information to settle in Ontario

Welcome to Ontario
This is an immigration Web site welcoming Ontario’s newcomers. It provides the information they need to start their new lives here in Ontario such as work, study and living information

Canadian Citizenship Practice Test – Richmond Public Library
The Richmond Public Library (B.C.) has created this practice test to help in preparation for the Canadian Citizenship Test. The practice test consists of over 100 multiple choice questions derived from the book A Look at Canada, 2005 edition.

In My Language
Funded by Citizenship and Immigration Canada, this website offers information to newcomers to Ontario in their own languages.

COSTI provides youth and adult employment services to recent Canadian immigrants and refugees residing in the Greater Toronto Area, in addition to a range of educational and social services.

Welcome to York Region