Parrott-Wood Memorial Library receives TOP grant

Secretary of State of Tennessee Tre Hargett and his wife Dawn visited Parrott-Wood Memorial Library on June 26, 2024, to award them with a $7,133.00 Training Opportunities for the Public (TOP) Grant. This grant is made possible through the Tennessee State Library and Archives.
Tennessee Senator Frank Niceley, State Representative Andrew Farmer, and Jefferson County Mayor Mark Potts and many others were on hand for this celebration. Friends of the Parrott-Wood Memorial Library provided light refreshments and all were so excited about the news of this amazing grant.
This grant will allow Parrott-Wood Memorial Library to increase their internet speed to 2G by purchasing updated equipment. A portion of the grant will be used to provide the community with free basic computer training.
Parrott-Wood Director Donna Phillips stated that this grant is a blessing. Phillips has been applying for this grant and having free classes to for many years. She states the library could not offer this wonderful service to the community without these funds.
The free computer classes will start in late September. Anyone interested in taking the free basic computer classes may call 865-933-1311. Registration will be required.