Lifelong Learning Society

LifeLong Learning Society Brochure - Fall 2019.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 the fall semester fee ($109), you may enroll in as many of the Lifelong Learning Society courses as you like.

The Spring 2020 Lifelong Learning Society will begin on Monday, March 9 and Wednesday, March 11, 2020.

The Lifelong Learning Society Open House for prospective members will take place on Wednesday, February 26, 2020, 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 Spring/Summer 2020 brochure.

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MONDAY SESSIONS: March 9 through April 13, 2020.

9/9:30 to 10:20/10:50 AM

Agriculture, Imperialism, Slavery, and the Anthropocene Era (NOTE times: 9 AM to 10:20 AM)

Cheapskate Tech

11:10 AM to 12:10 PM: Lectures that Matter - Featuring a different lecture each week

March 9: Hong Kong as I Have Known It

March 16: Wonderful Wool and Its Role in the Revolution

March 23: Sidetracked: The Mysteries We Find When We Aren't Looking for Them

March 30: Bicycling and the Women's Movement

April 6: Tariffs

April 13: Theatre without a Capital T

1:00 to 2:20 PM

A Survey on the Islamic Tradition

Creating and Preserving Landmarks and Culture (note: this course meets from 1:00 to 2:35 p.m., March 9 to April 6. There is no class April 13).

WEDNESDAY SESSIONS: March 11 through April 15, 2020.

9:30 to 10:50 AM

Aging in Place Safely

A Forum on National and International Events

Communications Technologies: From Talking Drums to Cell Phones and the Internet

11:10 AM to 12:30 PM

The Rise and Fall of Fascism and Hitler

Play Reading 102

Abnormal Psychology Goes to the Movies

1:20 to 2:20 PM: Lectures that Matter - Featuring a different lecture each week

March 11: Music of the 1950's

March 18: The Cemetery Traveler

March 25: Cold War - 70+ Years of Peace-Effects on the Marshall Plan and NATO

April 1: The Legacy of the Ladies: How the Women in the PA School of Horticulture for Women Went on to Change the Word of Horticulture

April 8: Out of Mt. Rushmore's Shadow

April 15: South Philadelphia High: School of the Musical Stars

2:40 to 4:00 PM

12 Great Presidents

Brazil and Her Music

Drawing: Explore Your Inner Artist


First Friday Book Club:  April 3, May 1, June 5, Juy 10, and August 7, 2020 from 11 AM to 12:20 PM

Questions? Please contact the Office of Non-Credit and Continuing Education by phone at 267-468-8500 or e-mail at