Adults

ESL Conversation Group

ESL Conversation Group. ESL students are welcome to join this FREE continuing adult English conversation program offered by a facilitator from York Catholic District School Board. By practicing everyday conversations, you will learn new vocabulary and improve pronunciation and speaking skills. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Register in two steps: 1) Sign up for the program at the Adult Information Desk, 905-727-9494 x275  2) Take the free language assessment test: ysla@tcet.com, 1-855-330-8655 or call the ESL assistance line at 416-221-5051 x13630

October 10th, 12:30pm to 2:30pm
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Meet the Seasons Newcomer Nature Tour

Join educators from the Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority in this fun and interactive introduction to the four seasons in Aurora. This free event is geared toward newcomer families of all ages.

Register at: https://bit.ly/2mgBTlo 

Please come dressed for seasonal weather. We will spend part of our time indoors and part of our time outside, regardless of the conditions.

January 11th, 10:00am to 11:30am
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Protect Yourself Against Fraud Workshop (Mandarin)

Library Settlement Partnerships presents "Don't Get Scammed", a workshop about fraud protection for Mandarin speakers.

Topics will include: 

 Identity theft 身份盗窃
 Advertising and sales tactics 广告销售伎俩
 Signs you may be a victim 如何识别是否上当
 Actions to take if you are a victim 上当后如何应对
 Steps to protect yourself 如何自我保护
 Resources and Q&A 你问我答

September 17th, 10:45am
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Introduction to Adobe CC Lightroom

Join Rafael Payan, amateur photographer and member of the APL Camera Club and steering committee, for an overview of Adobe CC Lightroom. Learn to edit, manage, store and share your images.  All registrants are asked to bring a memory stick with at least 50 mixed images (portraits, landscape, animals, cityscapes, etc.) The library has four laptops that will be available for the shared use of up to 8 participants. Participants are also welcome to bring their own laptop with the Adobe CC Lightroom software installed.

October 17th, 6:30pm to 8:30pm
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Reconnecting With Your Profession in Canada

 

Join us for this free seminar for those who have recently moved to Canada and want to reconnect with their career. 

Topics include: 

  • Work eligibility in Canada 
  • Local resources for skilled immigrants
  • Mentorships and bridging programs
  • Accreditation and credentials assessment services
  • Occupational-specific language training

Facilitated by Vanessa McBride, Employment Mentoring Coach at Seneca Employment Services 

November 20th, 1:30pm to 3:30pm
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APL Camera Club

Aurora Public Library Camera Club, meets the last Thursday of each month, October to May.  Swap tips with other photographers and videographers; topics will include choosing the right camera, lighting, publishing your photos online. New members welcome.

*October meeting: November 14

November 14th, 7:00pm to 9:00pm
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Victory Lap Retirement Session 2

Back by popular demand, author Mike Drak presents Victory Lap Retirement, over 2 evenings this Fall.  Session 1, learn about the psychological aspects of retirement and how to design your own unique retirement lifestyle. Session 2,  learn how to cost out and finance the retirement lifestyle created in session one. Discussion about financial planning, knowing your numbers, and tax minimization strategies, and common retirement pitfalls.  November 19.  Pre-register

November 19th, 7:00pm to 9:00pm
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Victory Lap Retirement

Back by popular demand, author Mike Drak presents Victory Lap Retirement, over 2 evenings this Fall.  Session 1, learn about the psychological aspects of retirement and how to design your own unique retirement lifestyle. Session 2,  learn how to cost out and finance the retirement lifestyle created in session one. Discussion about financial planning, knowing your numbers, and tax minimization strategies, and common retirement pitfalls. October 22, November 19.  Pre-register for one or both

October 22nd, 7:00pm to 9:00pm
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