Gaston County Public Library

Library Lifts Some Restrictions, Limits Public Access

Library Lifts Some Restrictions, Limits Public Access

Main Library and Branch Library Locations

The Main Library, as well as the Cherryville, Union Road, Belmont, BC@BC and TECH@Lowell Branch Libraries have lifted restrictions to the public. The public is allowed access to the buildings Monday-Friday,10:00 am - 2:00 pm (with a limited capacity and on a limited basis).

During their time in the library, patrons are encouraged to select items for check-out, make photocopies, send or receive faxes, or use WiFi or computers ONLY. Leisure seating has been removed and Makerspace devices ARE NOT accessible.

Effective Monday, November 23, the Dallas Branch is offering curbside pickup ONLY! 

Mt. Holly, and Stanley remain closed due to ongoing construction projects. The Ferguson Branch is temporarily closed due to staffing transition.

Main Library Curbside Pickup

Curbside Pickup is available Mon-Fri, 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm only. Call the Library at 704-868-2164, option 1.

Library staff is answering phones from 8:30 am - 5:00 pm, to ensure your materials are available and schedule your pickup time.

Main Library Public Computer Appointments

Walk-in computer use is available from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm.

Computer appointments are available at the Main Library Mon-Fri, 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm only. To schedule an appointment, call the Reference Section at 704-868-2164, option 2.

Reference staff is answering phones from 8:30 am - 5:00 pm, and scheduling a one-hour appointment to use a Library computer. Appointments will be made for the current day only.

Patrons must bring their own headphones or earbuds if needed, as well as a thumb drive or other storage device. 

Branch Library Curbside Pickup/Computer Usage

Curbside pickup continues at branch libraries.  Call your local branch to schedule a pickup time.

Due to social distancing limits on the number of computers available in the branch libraries, computer appointments are suggested. Computer use is available during open hours, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm.

Library staff is answering phones from 8:30 am - 5:00 pm, to ensure your materials are available, and schedule your pickup time, or schedule computer appointments.

Click here for branch library information (i.e. hours, phone number, address, etc.).

Book Returns

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

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