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Libraries in countries around the world can be quite different. To help newcomers understand libraries in BC, NewToBC developed and translated a one-page description of BC libraries into 29 different languages.
Join us for book clubs and conversation circles. Practice your English with free, fun, and friendly group setting
Find low cost or free services and activities in Surrey.
Find out which languages are available at your local branch.
Explore careers, plan your education, and jumpstart your job search. Includes career match assessments, a resume builder, and a national database of post-secondary education options. (Aussi disponible en français).
Learn to recognize and pronounce the 43 sounds of English through audio, video, and interactive activities. 7 users at one time.
Comprehensive database of practice tests and tutorial courses.
Online learning with courses taught by world experts. Learn new software, business strategies, algebra and more. App available.
Learn languages online. In addition to foreign languages, you can also learn English as a Second Language.
More than 7000 newspapers and magazines in 60 languages from 120 countries. Find the Vancouver Sun, The Guardian, Newsweek, Rolling Stone, the Walrus, and Toronto Life. App available.
Prepare for the IELTS Academic test. Track your progress on practice exams and use interactive activities, advice, and tips on question types. 20 users at one time. Not available on IE 11.
Prepare for the IELTS General test. Track your progress on practice exams and use interactive activities, advice, and tips on question types.
Complete career and personality quizzes, get personalized results, and use that information to plan the next steps in your career.