Learning

Residents find many opportunities for intellectual stimulation and learning, including Monday night lectures and programs, short courses offered by college professors at Kendal for a nominal fee, the KOH Great Decisions Program and the Great Books Program all organized by the Education Committee.

  Professor Jean Marc Oppenheim's course on the Middle East: Containing Chaos

Professor Jean Marc Oppenheim's course on the Middle East: Containing Chaos

  French Conversation group meeting in the home of a native-born French-speaking KOH resident

French Conversation group meeting in the home of a native-born French-speaking KOH resident

There are weekly trips to museums or other interesting places organized by the Trips Committee in the Kendal van.  

  KOH van ready to load up for a trip

KOH van ready to load up for a trip

The KOH Library has more than 4600 items, not counting the ancillary libraries scattered around the four buildings, and is open 24/7, with volunteer librarians five days a week.  The library has a list of KOH Book Groups and has a program whereby residents can have Warner library books delivered to KOH.  

  Library lit up at night, seen from outside

Library lit up at night, seen from outside

The Resident Computer Room, maintained by the Computer Committee, is open to residents and their visitors with a key from the front desk.

  One of the computers in the Resident Computer Room

One of the computers in the Resident Computer Room

Computer Committee members offer individual help to fellow residents for a voluntary contribution to the Resident Association.