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Instant access to 4000 newspapers from 100 countries in 60 languages! The newspapers appear in their original format and original languages. Newspapers are often available before they hit the newsstands in their respective countries. PressReader features archived issues up to two weeks, a magnifying lens / zoom option, bookmarks, and full-text search. Newspapers are organized by country, by language, and alphabetically. Note: The Globe and Mail is only accessible from using PressReader in the library. Mobile users can install the PressReader app, visit the library and download The Globe and Mail to the app, and then they can read the newspaper at home or on the go.
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Vaughan Public Libraries currently offers ESL classes at various locations. Please click the Programs tab or call us at 905-653-READ (7323) for more details.

Please check out the following links to find out more ESL classes near you:

Chinese Book Club

Share your thoughts, ideas, and discuss books. The discussion will be held in Chinese. Call or visit the Service Desk for more details.

August 21 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
September 18 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
October 16 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
November 20 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM

ESL Café

Newcomers and ESL learners are welcome to practice their English language skills in an informal environment with adult volunteers. Program held in partnership with the Library Settlement Program (LSP) in York Region and Catholic Community Services of York Region (CCSYR). Contact the Service Desk to register and for more information.

August 19 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
September 16 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
September 30 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
October 14 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
October 28 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
November 11 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
November 25 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
September 9 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
September 23 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
October 21 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
November 4 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
November 18 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM

ESL Café Volunteers

Volunteer to help newcomers to Canada practice their English language skills in an informal environment. Please contact the library for more details.

August 19 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
September 9 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
September 23 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
October 21 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
November 4 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
November 18 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM