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Because Curiosity Never Retires

The Institute for Learning in Retirement (ILR) provides enjoyable, affordable and accessible opportunities for intellectual stimulation and personal enrichment to adults age 55 and over in Frederick County. ILR classes are designed by and for mature adults. There are no tests and grades, and degrees are not required to participate in ILR. Lifetime membership in ILR is available for a one time fee of $20.


Some of our most popular topics include:

  • Art and music
  • Computers and the Internet
  • History and culture
  • Philosophy
  • Personal development
  • Political Science


ILR Schedules

ILR Spring Schedule

Contact Information

Suzan Adams
Program Coordinator, Institute for Learning in Retirement (ILR)
Phone: 301.624.2732
Fax: 301.624.2749

Mary Beth Liller
Administrative Associate
Phone: 301.846.2405
Fax: 301.624.2749

John Brashears
Administrative Associate
Phone: 301.846.2406
Fax: 301.624.2749