Lifelong Learning Society

The Lifelong Learning Society program is held at the Temple University Ambler campus, located at 580 Meetinghouse Road, Ambler, PA 19002.

If you enjoy active, stimulating classes with great teachers, topics, and students, the Lifelong Learning Society series of classes is for you!

Classes are designed for learners 50 and up, but adult learners of all ages are welcome. After paying a the spring semester fee ($105), you may enroll in as many of the Lifelong Learning Society courses as you like.

The Spring 2018 Lifelong Learning Society will begin on Wednesday, March 14, 2018.

The Lifelong Learning Society Open House for prospective members will taking place on Wednesday, March 7, 2018  at 11 a.m. This is a great opportunity to get to know us! Please contact us by phone at 267-468-8500 or e-mail at for more information or to receive a brochure by mail. Download a copy of the Spring 2018 brochure.


Register online! Apply Now for the Spring 2018 Lifelong Learning Society Membership
(All programs listed are 6-week courses - once a week, unless otherwise noted)


NOTE: Wednesday sessions start March 14 and run through April 18, 2018.

9:30 AM to 10:50 AM

Introduction to Jazz - In Sight and Sound (presented by Chandler Cook and John Banger)

A Forum on National and International Events (presented by Dan Shoulberg)

Legacies of the Enlightenment (presented by Sandy Catz)

11:10 AM to 12:30 PM

Art, Dreams and the Unconscious (presented by Fabian Ulitsky)

Play Reading 101 (presented by Arnie and Lorri Finkel)

American Foreign Policy and Presidential Leadership (presented by Ira Cooperman)

1:20 PM to 2:40 PM (Wednesdays)

The B. Batsheva Friedman Lecture Series: Lectures That Matter

March 14: The First Philadelphia Circus, by John Shepherd

March 21: Festival of Lights, by T. Sarada and members of the Bharatiya Temple.

March 28: Lincoln and the Jews, by Sondra Schneider

April 4: California Missions, by Alicia Romeu

April 11: America's Garden Capital, by Kathleen Salisbury

April 18: Laughter is the Best Medicine, by Joel Schwartz, MD

2:50 PM to 4:10 PM

America in the Gilded Age and Progressive Era: 1865-1920 (presented by James H. Robertson)

Five Books That Changed the World (presented by Michael Heinsdorf)

Drawing: Explore Your Inner Artist (presented by Jackie Drewes)



NOTE: Monday sessions start March 19 and run through April 23, 2018.

9:30 AM to 10:50 AM

The Computer Club (presented by Mohamend and Maria Morsi)

The In-Betweeners - Music from the Big Bands to Rock and Roll (presented by Steven Pollack)

11:10 AM to 12:30 PM

War and Society in Antiquity - Alexander to the Fall of Rome (presented by Robert Epstein, PhD)

Where are Your Roots? A Genealogy Course (presented by Susanne Johnston)

11:10 AM to 12:30 PM

Gardening Club (presented by Anne Brennan)


First Friday Book Club (presented by Michael Heinsdorf)

Meets March 2, April 6, May 4 and June 1, from 11:10 AM to 12:30 PM