About Learning In Retirement

LEARNING IN RETIREMENT, INC. is a nonprofit organization for continuing education of retired people and senior citizens.  LIR is completely independent and not associated with any other educational organization or denomination.  Classes are held in the Temple Beth El building on Roxbury Road in Stamford, CT.

Course Offerings

LIR presents classroom-style discussions on a wide range of topics, including history, arts, economics, science, religion and current events.  Each course is typically one or two 2-hour classes, although some are more.  Additionally, there are occasional field trips to places of exceptional educational value.  The complete offerings for this semester are provided in the current catalog.  Click in the link below to download the catalog in .pdf form.

LIR Current Catalog


If you decide to register for any of the classes please:
  •  print out the final page of the pdf - this is our registration form - One per person registering
  • fill out the contact information,
  • check off the classes you want to attend
  • add your total
  • mail the form(s) and your check payable to LEARNING IN RETIREMENT to:
c/o Temple Beth El
350 Roxbury Road
Stamford, CT 06902

Important Notes about Course Changes

Please note that some courses become oversubscribed and must be closed to late registrants.

Class #206 (Dr. K. Buterbaugh) has been closed due to oversubscription.

Course #507 CANCELED - Japan: Possible Futures -Dr. Alexis Dudden