Parrott-Wood Memorial Library has received a Training Opportunities for the Public Grant in the amount of $3,400. This grant enables the library to provide free computer classes to the public.  The Tennessee State Library and Archives was pleased to provide grant this grant opportunity to public libraries across Tennessee. This grant is supported by the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development.

Parrott-Wood is pleased to announce Mrs. Rita Hussung will be teaching in-person computer classes and virtual classes via Zoom.  If you would like to attend the virtual classes and do not have a computer, you may come into the library and use the library’s laptops.   Please call 865-933-1311  to register for these classes or for more information.


IN-PERSON AT LIBRARY CLASS SCHEDULE         10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.        

Tuesday, August 30, 2022                  Lesson 1  Desktop, Taskbar and Settings

Tuesday, September 6, 2022               Lesson 2  Organize Documents, Photos and Apps

Tuesday, September 13, 2022             Lesson 1  Set up a free Microsoft 365 account. Create Documents and Editing.

Tuesday, September 20, 2022             Lesson 2  Add Fancy Formatting and Advanced Features

Tuesday, September 27, 2022             Lesson 3  Shortcuts and bringing it all together in a project:  Making a Flyer

Tuesday, October 4, 2022                   Lesson 4  Staying Safe Online

Tuesday, October 18, 2022                 Lesson 1  What can you do with Excel? Learn how to enter information. Writing a Budget

Tuesday, October 25, 2022                 Lesson 2  Formulas and Charts

Tuesday, November 1, 2022               Lesson 3  Format and Advanced Features. Printing Labels.



VIRTUAL CLASS SCHEDULE                                       1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Thursday, September 1, 2022             Lesson 1  Desktop, Taskbar and Settings

Thursday, September 8, 2022             Lesson 2  Organize Documents, Photos and Apps

Thursday, September 15, 2022           Lesson 1  Create a Slide Show

Thursday, September 22, 2022           Lesson 2  Add a Theme, Animations and Transitions

Thursday, September 29, 2022           Lesson 3  Add your own photos. Practice by bringing it all together in a project.

Thursday, October 6, 2022                 Lesson 4  Staying Safe Online

Thursday, October 20, 2022               Lesson 1  Learn to use Canva, a free online design tool, to make logos, flyers, educational tools, and more.

Thursday, October 27, 2022               Lesson 2  More Features of Canva

Thursday, November 3, 2022             Lesson 3  Individual design projects.  Choose a project to practice your skills.