Gaston County Public Library

Libraries Remain Closed - Curbside Service / Book Return Info

Libraries Remain Closed - Curbside Service / Outside Book Return Information - Copy

Main Library Curbside Pickup

Beginning Tuesday, May 26, call the Library at 704-868-2164, option 1

Library staff will answer phones from 8:30 am - 5:00 pm, will ensure your materials are available, and will schedule your pickup time. Service will be available Mon-Fri, 10-5 until further notice.

Main Library Curbside Document Service

Beginning Tuesday, May 26, call the Main Library Reference Section, 704-868-2164, option 2.

Reference staff will answer phones from 8:30-12 and 1:00-5:00, and will take your request for emailed document printouts, tax form selections, or fax receipts. Items will be scheduled for curbside pickup.

Main Library Public Computer Appointments

Beginning Tuesday, May 26, call the Main Library Reference Section, 704-868-2164, option 2.

Reference staff will answer phones from 8:30-12 and 1:00-5:00, and will schedule a one-hour appointment to use a Library computer. Appointments will be made for the current day only.

Patrons must agree to undergo health screening at the door, including a contactless temperature check.

Patrons must bring their own headphones or earbuds if needed, as well as a thumb drive or other storage device. A limited number of printouts will be available at no charge.

Service will be available Mon-Fri, 10 am-12:00 pm and 1:00-5:00 pm until further notice.

Branch Library Curbside Pickup and Document Delivery

Curbside pickup of materials and curbside document service will be available at Gaston County Public Library branches according to the following schedule. Please be sure to call the branch first to make sure the service is operating.

BELMONT BRANCH - call for curbside beginning 8:30 am JUNE 24. Service available M-F, 10-5, until further notice.

BC @ BC BRANCH -  call for curbside beginning 8:30 am JUNE 1. Service available M-F, 10-5, until further notice.

CHERRYVILLE BRANCH - call for curbside beginning 8:30 am JUNE 1. Service available M-F, 10-5, until further notice.

DALLAS BRANCH - The Dallas Branch is CLOSED for renovations.

FERGUSON BRANCH - The Ferguson Branch schedule is not yet determined as it depends on the City of Gastonia's reopening of the Erwin Center Recreation Facility. Information will be posted as soon as possible.

MOUNT HOLLY BRANCH - The Mt Holly Branch schedule is not yet determined as it depends on the completion of ongoing construction.

STANLEY BRANCH - The Stanley Branch is closed for renovations.

TECH@LOWELL BRANCH - call for curbside JUNE 1. Service available M-F, 10-5, until further notice.

UNION ROAD BRANCH -  call for curbside beginning 8:30 am JUNE 1. Service available M-F, 10-5, until further notice.

Summer Reading Signups for all ages

Summer Reading will begin June 1. Curbside pickup of packets and materials for Preschoolers, Children gr. K-5, Teens gr. 6-12, and Adults will be available at all open facilities beginning JUNE 1. No appointment is necessary. Materials can be picked up M-F, 10-5.

BOOK RETURNS

Outside book returns can be used to return materials. Fines and Overdues will be handled accordingly. Please be aware that drops at Dallas, Ferguson, Mt Holly, and Stanley are not accessible because of construction projects.

Please note that all schedules are subject to change depending on Gaston County COVID-19 procedures as well as ongoing construction projects!