Education and an active mind in retirement, Retire in Centralia, Illinois, The Best Place to Retire

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Education

Centralia offers a variety of opportunities to expand your mind in retirement.

The beautiful Kaskaskia College campus is located on 200 rural acres just 5 minutes west of Centralia. The college offers innovative programming that includes the Seniors College, Lifelong Learning Institute, and other Continuing Education programming. In addition the college is the home to several fine arts programs with a variety of activities offered year round.

Good news for retirees... Kaskasia extends a waiver of tuition and activity fees to residents of the district who have attained the age of 60 at the time of registration. That means your classes are free!

The University Alliance through Kaskaskia College has partnered with 12 colleges and universities around the country to provide education at the masters and baccalaureate level This allows local residents to complete their educational goals without the restrictions of time and distance.

The Centralia Regional Library District features one of the original Carnegie libraries beautifully preserved in a park setting near downtown Centralia. The library offers many volumes of new and classic literature as well as periodicals and services such as basic computer skills classes.
   
The South Central Regional Technology Center, located in historic downtown Centralia, offers state of the art technology. All community members are welcome to use the facility for needs ranging from basic Internet access to photo editing and scanning to meeting accommodations.
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