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COLLABORATIVE COURSES to expand knowledge, develop skills, build confidence
WEBINARS to hear from experts in many disciplines
CULTURAL OPPORTUNITIES to broaden horizons and meet new friends

ACADEMIC SUBJECTS: literature, history, sciences, community issues & more.
ARTS: painting, photography, music & more. See art galleries for samples.
Almost any subject can come up at LLC’s WEBINARS and CULTURAL OPPORTUNITIES.

EXPAND your knowledge
DIVERSIFY your skills
BUILD your confidence
MEET new friends with similar interests

Lifelong Learning Collaborative (LLC) is a group of more than 500 members who enjoy learning new things, acquiring new skills, and making new friends. Hover over each box above to learn more.

Collaborative Learning


At LLC we all learn from one another, selecting from a wide variety of courses in history, literature, the arts, current affairs, sciences and more – all designed and led by our classmates. Learn more.

A Love of Learning


LLC members come from all walks of life, career paths and educational levels. The one thing we all have in common is a desire to continue learning in the company of congenial people.

Cultural Opportunities


From the North Shore of Massachusetts to the center of Manhattan, LLC offers Webinars, lectures, museum tours, walking tours, and other special learning events with expert guides throughout the year. Learn more.

Latest News

Inside the latest issue of The Lark

Tree of the World featuring International pipa virtuoso, Yang Wei

Click on the links to jump to the article or click here to read the entire issue.

Summersession Sneak Peek! Look for your catalog on Mon, May 6.


Here's a quick look at what we will offer starting June 17: Plein Air Painting, Beach Reads, Biographies, Current Decisions, Sowams Area Heritage Tour, Get Fit at Home, All that's Jazz, Cell Phone Photography Club, Knitting, Scrabble Social Club, Zoom to the Moon, Unusual Travel Experiences

Register for these upcoming spring Webinars

Sigh/Omelas: A live one man show – Written and Performed by Steve Kidd, Director and Resident Actor, Gamm Theatre & Theatre Arts Teacher, Moses Brown School
Monday, April 29, 2024 @ 4-5 PM
Click here to register for this Zoom Webinar.

Steve Kidd drew inspiration for his play from the stories of the young individuals he encountered and guided at Camp AmeriKids, a free summer camp in upstate NY for children living with AIDS/HIV. These stories, filled with themes of love, longing and loss, are intertwined with a short story by renowned sci-fi writer Ursula K. LeGuin, called “The Ones who Walk Away from Omelas.”

Next Up: Joe Petteruti, LLC Member & Author of A Night She’d Remember: My Grandmother's Experience on the Titanic. Free & open to the public; click here for complete information and registration.

Key dates for Upcoming Semesters

Summersession 2024: Catalog announcement May 6; Registration opens May 13; Classes start the week of June 17

2025 classes begin around January 9 (Wintersession); March 20 (Spring); June 17 (Summer); and September 11 (Fall).