Citizenship & Multilingual Resources

SUCCESS logo S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Immigrant Settlement & Integration Program (ISIP) assists immigrants, refugees, and their families to learn about life in Canada, develop English skills, find employment and get involved in the community.
NewToBC – Find out services, programs and resources avaialable to newcomers at www.newtobc.ca, a website offered by BC Libraries to help you succeed in your new community.
ELSANet – English Language Services for Adults (ELSA) lists English language programs in BC and provides links of interest to ESL students and instructors.
TalkEnglish Logo Talk English – Learn English free with TalkEnglish.com

  • Learn how to study English Vocabulary & improve your Listening & Speaking!
  • Over 900 Lessons & 9000 audio files.
KnowBC Online (In-Library use only) includes:

  • Encyclopedia of British Columbia: with more than 4,000 entries and 1,500 accompanying photographs, maps, charts and tables, as well as sound and video clips.
  • Marine Life of the Pacific Northwest: A Photographic Encyclopedia of Invertebrates, Seaweeds and Selected Fishes
  • The Encyclopedia of Raincoast Place Names: A Complete Reference to Coastal British Columbia
  • Far West: The Story of British Columbia
  • Raincoast Chronicles 20: Lilies and Fireweed: Frontier Women of British Columbia
  • Where Mountains Meet the Sea: A History of Coastal BC
Click Law – An Internet subject guide to authoritative legal resources in BC and Canada. Developed by the Legal Services Society of BC and now maintained by the BC Courthouse Library Society. No library card is required to access this resource on the Internet.
 Richmond_Public_Library logo Citizenship Resources from Richmond Public Library.