Parrott-Wood Memorial Library offering free computer classes via Zoom

Parrott-Wood Memorial Library (3133 W. Old. A.J. Hwy, Strawberry Plains, TN 37871) announces the next sessions of free computer classes via Zoom. Classes will be on Wednesdays from 1:00-3:00 pm. The library will allow up to 4 students to be in the library using their laptops for the classes or you may do all classes online from the safety of your own home. These classes are possible through a TOP Grant from the Tennessee State Library and Archives. Please register at or you may call 865-933-1311.

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