Parrott-Wood Memorial Library Tails and Tales Summer Reading

The excitement is in the air at Parrott-Wood Memorial Library. Tails and Tales Summer reading packets have been made and lesson plans are ready. The programs will include slide shows, videos, and hands-on activities about Arthropods, Fish, Amphibians, Reptiles, Birds, Mammals, and Dinosaurs. The staff are fully vaccinated and are very excited to be bringing the children back into Parrott-Wood Memorial Library this summer.  The public is invited to bring their children to the enjoy these enrichment programs at the following times:

K-5th Graders -Thursdays at 10:00-11:00 am

Babies-Pre-K -Fridays at 10:00-11:00 am

Virtual Programs on Facebook live at 9:00 am on Fridays

Programs will end on July 25th

Please call the library for more information at 865-933-1311.

Donna Phillips, Director at Parrott-Wood Memorial Library, has been pleased to host the Rush Strong School’s Rocket after school program kids at the library. These activities began on May 25th and will continue through June 15th. Debbie Self and her staff have been bringing the Boys and Girls Club down 2-3 times every week, as well. Every child has been able to check-out books, read books on (reading site teachers use) and enjoy educational programs.

Jefferson County Mayor Mark Potts and Scott Finchum, author of The Slow Life of Sammy the Three-Toed Sloth were guest hosts at the library on June 8th. Mayor Potts read to the children and talked to them about being a mayor and a paramedic. Scott Finchum was very eager to share his book with the children and told them how a person can get a book published.

Jefferson County Mayor Mark Potts

Scott Finchum author of The Slow Life of Sammy the Three-Toed Sloth