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New Canadians

Welcome New Canadians!

Surrey Libraries has 9 locations and getting a library card is free. We offer books in other languages and have multicultural staff.

Check out the events calendar for newcomers' programs at all Surrey Libraries. Library programs are free and include English conversation, settlement services, citizenship classes and much more...

From Arabic to Vietnamese, we have books for all ages in over 15 languages

Citizenship information - to help you prepare for your citizenship test.

Would you like to improve your chances of passing the Canadian Citizenship Test? Try these free classes at City Centre Library to help you prepare.


Practice speaking English in a comfortable environment. Free.

See what ESL resources the library has to offer you

Are you a skilled immigrant looking to continue your profession in Canada? Surrey Libraries has resources to get you started.


Read the latest news or your favourite magazine online.

If you are a newcomer to Canada, this free information session is for you

Settlement workers are available at City Centre and Strawberry Hill. Service in English, French, Hindi, Korean, Mandarin, Punjabi, Tagalog and Vietnamese.