ESL Programs & Services
Upcoming Programs For Newcomers
Permanent residents, volunteer as a Library Champion through New to BC and discover how you can help new immigrants in your community.
Improve Your English
English as an Additional Language Virtual Book Club
By email to Ann Johannes
Monday, June 12, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm.
: Our Souls at Night
by Kent Haruf. Borrow a copy from the Help Desk at the City Centre branch, or read the eBook on Libby
*Zoom meeting link will be emailed out to registrants 24 hours in advance of the session.
English Practice Groups
Looking to improve your English speaking skills? Join volunteers from SHARE Society at City Centre branch or Poirier branch to practice English in a welcoming and friendly space.
ESL Book Club Sets
Do you enjoy reading and talking about books? Why not start your own ESL book club?
Take English and ESL classes for different levels from Coquitlam Continuing Education. Visit their website or phone 604-936-4261 for more information and to register.
Discover Canada Study Guide
Prepare for the citizenship test using this guide published by the Government of Canada. Read it online or request a copy by mail.
Newcomers to British Columbia--use this free downloadable app to find information on how to get a job, learn English and use services in your community. Available in your language.
Canoo (formerly Cultural Access Pass)
New Canadian citizens can enjoy free admission to over 1,400 museums, science centres, art galleries, parks, and historical sites across Canada. Sign up now.
Moving to a new country can be hard. You might have a lot of questions. The BC Newcomers’ Guide will help you settle into B.C. quickly and easily. You'll find information about finding a place to live, driving in BC, finding a doctor and other medical services, working in BC and more.
Tri-Cities Local Immigration Partnership (TCLIP)
TCLIP helps develop inclusive communities for newcomers and long-term residents. Find programs, services and community resources through their website.