Services & Resources

We offer a wide variety of language learning materials for English Language Learners. Each branch has a fully stocked language section, with dictionaries, style guides, grammar books and language tests.

We also offer a variety of online resources, including Mango Languages. Mango is a free online resource that you can use from home to learn a wide variety of languages. Just create a free profile with your email address and explore a fun and easy way to practice language.



New to the community? Get a library card to access many free services. Library cards are free to patrons who live, work, or attend school in East Gwillimbury or Bradford-West Gwillimbury, Aurora, Georgina, King, Markham, Newmarket, Uxbridge, and Whitchurch-Stouffville. Patrons outside of these areas are charged a non-resident fee. EGPL is a member of the Library Settlement Partnership. The Library Settlement Partnership coordinates information sessions for newcomers regarding a wide range of settlement topics at York Region libraries. Check their website to see what upcoming sessions are available.

New to Canada

  • Welcome Centre Immigration Services – National 
    Provides multiple services under one roof, designed to guide and support immigrants through the maze of information and resources in York Region. They will meet with clients one-on-one at the Holland Landing branch by appointment.
  • Citizen Practice Test – National
    Prepare for the citizenship test and then use this site to see how well you know the answers!

New to Ontario

New to the Region

Library Settlement Partnership

The Library Settlement Partnership coordinates information sessions for newcomers regarding a wide range of settlement topics at York Region libraries. Check the event calendar to see what upcoming sessions are available.


 

Services & Resources