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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

Announcing LLC's Annual Meeting: Thursday, May 30 @ 10 AM

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Members are strongly encouraged to attend! Check your Inbox for your email invitation & voting ballot.

Voting for 1) the adoption of the budget, 2) election of officers and other board members, and 3) 2023 Annual Meeting minutes will be conducted in advance of the Annual Meeting using Survey Monkey. Voting opens May 21 and closes May 23 @ 5 PM.

Summersession 2024 registration now open

Classes begin the week of June 17. There are still openings in great Summersession courses. If your desired course is full, email us to be added to the waitlist.

Current members: Click here to register online.
New to LLC? Click here to create your account, select member dues ($40 annually) and register.

Cover photography, “Double Exposure: Newport Bridge and the Sunset,” was taken by Anne Caldarella in our Cell Phone Photography Club last fall. A longtime member of LLC, Anne is a regular participant in Cell Phone Photo Club, This edit combines two photos: the Newport Bridge, taken on land, and the sunset, taken on the ferry on the way home.

Inside the latest issue of The Lark

Rick Beyer at the Ghost Army Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony in Washington, DC

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

Key dates for upcoming semesters


Summersession 2024: Registration now open; Classes start the week of June 17
Fall 2024: Catalog announcement July 15; Registration opens July 22 (9 AM); Classes start the week of September 9
2025 (approximate dates): Classes begin around January 9 (Wintersession); March 20 (Spring); June 17 (Summer); and September 11 (Fall).

Read our updated registration policy