This summer, from May 24 through July 2, 2021, OLLI at BCC offers a variety of courses online using Zoom. No tests, no grades, just learning for the joy of learning! Click on the course names below for individual course descriptions. All courses are 6 sessions unless noted otherwise.

In almost all cases, class sessions are recorded so if you miss one, or your schedule doesn't work for a particular course, you can request recordings and watch the class sessions on your own time.

To register for spring online classes, click here or call the OLLI office at 413.236.2190. We look forward to seeing you online! (Note: you need to be an OLLI at BCC member to register for courses. Membership information can be found here.)



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