Welcome to the Institute for Learning in Retirement

We welcome you to ILR and are very glad you have found us. Our guiding principle is that lifelong learning is an important aspect of our continued growth at any age. We strive to provide learning and social experiences both in and out of the classroom in a diverse educational environment ... [ more ]

Please browse our website to discover the many ways you can keep learning and get involved.

What's New at ILR

December 22 Newsletter

Here is our latest Newsletter chock full of information you want to know.  It includes information about the  2023 Winter courses and some of the Spring 2023 courses we are planning.  It also has highlights of Zoom tips, how to volunteer and the results of our voting to change our name.

December 2022 Newsletter

Take a look and pass it on to your friends who may be interested in becoming a new member or filling their time this Winter and Spring with enjoyable courses.


ILR Announces 2023 Winter Semester

Our Curriculum Committee has scheduled  3 Zoom courses this winter session which begins on January 26 and continues through February 22.

So, grab your hot toddy and take a look below at what's coming and be prepared to select the courses you want.  Start the New Year off right and register for a class. when registration opens on January 4. 

W23-01 Revisioning the Gospels: D. H. Lawrence's "The Man Who Died" led by Joel Feimer

W23-02 My Name is Lucy Barton by Elizabeth Strout led by Nancy Abbey

W23-03 The Trifecta and Implications for the Global Economy led by  Mito Mardin

Click here to see the classes online if you want to see more details. Closed captioning is available on zoom, and can be enlarged.


2023 Lifelong Learning Summer School in England

Every summer the Girton College of Cambridge University presents a Lifelong Learning Summer School.  The program features academics, social and College Life programs.  You can actually stay in the dorms.  The program runs from August 20-September 2, 2023 for 1 or 2-week stays.  For more information, click here.


Zoom Classes Now Have "Closed Captioning"

Many of you have mentioned that there is some difficulty hearing the SGL when in a Zoom class. We now offer "Closed Captioning" for our Zoom classes and here are few tips that might make it easier to hear as well as links for further information. [ more ]


Venue COVID Updates and Class Links

COVID UPDATE:ILR takes the health and safety of all its members and SGLs seriously. In the uncertain environment resulting from the continuing threats due to COVID 19 and its emerging variants, ILR has adopted the following Policy tomore ]


New Initiative to Reach Out to the Community

The ILR is announcing a new initiative to increase awareness of our orgaization and to get new  members.  The  new flyer below is available to you to send out or pass along to any of your friends or organizations to which you belong.  It is one [ more ]


ILR Board Meetings

Board meetings are held the third Monday of each month. 





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