Sam Maner teaches various genealogy classes at the library.  He regularly has an introductory workshop on free genealogy research sites available on the internet.  He also teaches smaller, in-depth classes on digging deep into family history.  Sam is a genealogist with 25 years of experience researching and teaching genealogy.  He also teaches classes at Pellissippi State College.  to Contact him with any questions, email     

Technology Classes


Frequent iPad Classes are taught by Karen Brown. Each class consists of  two sessions that meet from 9:30-11:30 in the library conference room. Karen will cover basic iPad usage.

Each class is limited to 15 students. A  non-refundable $10 fee is required at registration.  These classes fill up quickly, sign up at front desk.

Basic Computer

Basic Computer instruction is done on a one on one basis.  Please contact the library with your request for instruction and a volunteer will contact you.  Instruction is free, but a donation to the library  is always appreciated.

Call 865-458-5199

Word or Excel classes will be held if enough interest is shown.  A small fee may be asked. Are you interested in being an instructor. Let us know  865-458-5199.

Memoirs Writing Group

memoir groupThe Public Library at Tellico Village Memoirs Writing Project invites you to join others writers who, in recording their personal and family histories, are creating invaluable legacies for their descendants.

With deadlines to meet, feedback to encourage clarity, and sharing of stories to prompt ideas, the group dynamic of the memoir writing meetings inspires members to record their life journeys.  Perhaps it is time to record your memories.  Would you benefit from the encouragement of fellow memoirists? Consider joining us for the next meeting.  The memoir writers meet at the library, on the second Monday of every month at 1:30.

For information or to be added to the reminder e-mail list, please e-mail, or call   865-408-1563.