JONESBOROUGH, Tenn. -

A local library is receiving a major boost in funding.

The Washington County public library in Jonesborough and Gray will benefit from a tremendous increase in state funding.

The library is set to receive roughly three times the amount of state dollars this year compared to last year.

Close to $20,000 is being given to the library to expand materials. The library plans to use the money to expand its computer lab for community training programs.

They will also start a local database of digital books for e-readers.