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quinebaug valley community college

You are never too old to learn!

LiR Open HouseLiR at QVCC provides the means to meet the wide range of interests for mature adults who want to pursue new topics or to revisit interests from the past. Our classes and short courses are designed to stimulate the mind and provide a quality social environment in an informal and relaxed atmosphere.

LiR  is an independent, self-governing membership organization under the auspices of Quinebaug Valley Community College. Formed in 1995 with 120 original charter members, membership has grown steadily and now stands at over 400 individuals. Courses and programs are held in the fall, winter, and spring.

Membership and Fees
Membership is open to all. Yearly membership fees cover the period from September 1 through August 31.

Membership is a prerequisite for enrolling in an LiR course or taking part in any other group activities. A nominal fee is charged for multi-session courses and field trips. Each semester there may also be free courses, seminars, and socials.

$20     Membership fee
$7        Multi-session course fee
Field trip fees vary.

Weather Closing

LiR aligns with Killingly Public Schools in the event of weather cancellations.

  • If Killingly schools are closed, delayed opening or an early dismissal, LiR programs will not be held.

Other Closing

  • If QVCC is closed for any reason, LiR programs will not be held.

Weather Hotlines

  • QVCC (860) 932-4901
  • Killingly Schools (860) 779-6666

Killingly school cancellations and dismissals can be heard on WINY 1350 AM radio and most Connecticut television news networks. Cancellation notices can be found on the Killingly Schools website at