VIDALIA, La. (AP) — The Concordia Parish Library is planning $400,000 in construction and remodeling to expand its space and technological offerings in Vidalia.

The Natchez Democrat reports ( ) that Concordia Parish Library Director Amanda Taylor met last week with architects to plan the next expansion of the Vidalia branch. The expansion will take in the remainder of the first floor of the old parish courthouse.

The expansion will include a permanent computer lab, a small conference room for the public to use, a teen reading area and a study room with furniture designed to accommodate portable computers.

The construction is estimated to cost approximately $300,000, while the new furnishings and necessary wiring will cost approximately $100,000.