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"Just love the people who are in LINEC"
“Once I retired, I was looking for ways to broaden my horizons.
LINEC absolutely accomplished that and continues to.”
Andres Institute of Art-Brookline, NH
“There are always such
an interesting variety of courses with
I’m never disappointed with LINEC classes.”
Henniker, New Hampshire
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LINEC, the Learning Institute of New England College, is a program created to educate, entertain, and enhance life. It offers non-credit, peer-led, peer-taught courses to retired and working adults – all for the sheer pleasure of learning.
LINEC classes are sponsored in conjunction with New England College.
LINEC offers four to six week courses in the fall, spring and summer.
- Fall Term is in October and November.
- Spring Term is in April and May.
- Summer Term is in July.
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, all courses are currently held on Zoom.
LINEC Introduction Movie
How to Become a LINEC Member
- The pleasure of learning with peers, from peers
- Reasonably priced classes
- Many opportunities to volunteer
- Course catalogs
- Invitation to LINEC’s Annual Meeting
- Invitation to special New England College (NEC) events*
- Free loan of LINEC course videos stored in NEC’s Danforth Library*
- Use of Danforth Library*
- Reduced fee for per-credit NEC courses*
- Opportunity to audit one NEC course per semester on a space-available basis at no cost *
*This benefit is not available at this time due to New England College COVID-19 protocols.
- Membership in LINEC is required to take fall and spring courses.
- If you are curious about LINEC, but are not yet ready to become a member, you can enroll in as many summer courses as you wish for $25. Membership is not required for Summer Term. If LINEC is a good fit for you, you can become a member in the fall.
- Membership is $40 per person each academic year (October through July).
- Please add LINEC Membership by clicking the blue button next to course selections. To begin the process, click the button below.
LINEC Spring Preview
Year-round courses: Poetry and Film Seminars and American Novel Reading Group
Continuing: Geologic Wonders, Americans Founding Fathers
Upcoming at New England College
NEC Theatre presents:
by Sarah Ruhl
Oct. 21 & 22 @ 7:30 pm and
Oct. 23 @ 3 pm
Rosamond Page Putnam Center for the Performing Arts
All performances are open to the public.
To read more about a class please click on “Register” next to each class listing.
|Annual Membership 2021-2022||
|Film Seminar: Classic Noir Films from the 1940s||Noir Films Zoom Link||
|The Beat Poets: Kerouac, Ginsberg, Corso and di Prima||Beat Poets Zoom Link||
|World’s Greatest Geological Wonders: 36 Spectacular Sites||Geological Wonders Zoom Link||
|Biology & Society||Biology & Society Zoom Link||
|Russia: From Czars to Commissars (and Back?)||Russia Zoom Link||
|Great Composers||Great Composers Zoom Link||
|American Novel Reading Group||American Novel-2021 Fall Zoom Link||
|America’s Founding Fathers||Founding Fathers Zoom Link||
Bridge to Knowledge,
Continuing the Journey!