The Commons is OLLI’s FREE meetup place!
To receive the Zoom link for a group or event please register beforehand.
Use the instructions here to register.
The Schmoozery: Wednesday, June 30, from 1 – 2pm with Hank Greenspan
A facilitated conversation: At our Age…In this Age
The Schmoozery will continue meeting through the summer and into next year.
First Friday Happy Hour, Coffee with Marta, Book Beat, and Lunch Bunch are on summer break in July and August. We are delighted that these programs will return in the fall, along with an exciting new offering, the Michigan OLLI Collaboration.
Interested in hosting a program or event in the Commons in 2022?
Please reach out to Ginny Bentz at firstname.lastname@example.org
Check The Commons web page for registration information.
See The Commons Calendar for event details
OLLI Book Beat—Summer Reading Suggestions
Sheila Konen, of the Ypsilanti District Library, recommended these books, among others, at her May 25th guest visit to Book Beat.
* Mary Jane, by Jessica Anya Blau, Genre: Coming-of-age stories
* One Night, Two Souls Went Walking, by Ellen Cooney, Genre: Literary fiction
* How to Order the Universe, by Maria Jose Ferrada, Genre: Coming-of-age stories
* The Kindest Lie, by Johnson, Nancy, Genre: African American fiction
* The Plot, by Jean Hanff Korelitz, Genre: Psychological suspense
* The Arctic Fury, by Greer Macallister,
Genre: Historical fiction
* Aquarium, Shehori, Ya’ara, Genre: Literary fiction
* Great Circle, Maggie Shipstead, Genre: Historical fiction;
* Light Perpetual, by Francis Spufford, Genre: Literary fiction
* Hummingbird Salamander, by Jeff Vandermeer, Genre: Dystopian fiction
* The Elephant of Belfast, by S. Kirk Walsh, Genre: Historical fiction