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Welcome to the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at UNR! Nestled in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains, OLLI at UNR is a spirited community of seasoned adults who gather to explore new interests, share ideas and make friends. Distinguished professors and knowledgeable instructors volunteer their expertise in programs and activities spanning such diverse topics as art, current events, economics, health, history, literature, music, science, travel, theatre and writing. There are no grades, no tests and no pressure at OLLI. We welcome every adult learner regardless of previous educational experience. An annual membership fee of $85 covers attendance at as many programs and activities you choose to attend, including: * 150+ learning experiences every semester - in person at our Moana Campus - online via Zoom - outdoors throughout the Reno-Tahoe area * social and cultural programs * special events, field trips and a host of other enriching activities. Join us at OLLI: its the biggest little secret in the Biggest Little City. > Programs and Activities > Interest Groups

Great Novels Discussion Group   

Join lovers of great literature in discussing book-length fiction from the classics to the contemporary. For more information, send email to

  • Great Novels Discussion Group
  • Dates: 1/26/2023 - 6/22/2023
    Times: 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
    Days: Th
    Sessions: 6
    Building: Moana
    Room: Small Classroom
    Instructor: Ronald Foster, Nita Jameson, Tom Wolf
     Show Description

    • January 26: Madam Bovary by Gustave Flaubert
    • February 23: The Mystic Masseur by V. S. Naipaul
    • March 23: The Overstory by Richard Powers
    • April 27: The Plague by Albert Camus
    • May 25: Chances Are by Richard Russo
    • June 22: One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest by Ken Kesey

    Meets monthly on the 4th Thursday at 2 p.m.

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Program Contact Information
 Location: Moana Building
 Physical Address: Main OLLI Office: 604 W. Moana Lane | Reno, NV 89509
 Phone: (775) 784-8053
 Hours: Monday-Friday | 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.