Gaston County Public Library

Library Reopening (Updated 29 May 2020)

Library Reopening (Updated 29 May 2020)

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 through June 19

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 through June 19.

Branch Library Curbside Pickup and Document Delivery

Curbside pickup of materials and curbside document service will be available at Gaston Co. 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

125 N. Central Avenue, Belmont. The Belmont Branch schedule is not yet determined as it depends on the completion of the parking lot resurfacing project.

BC @ BC BRANCH

207 N. 12th St., Bessemer City. Call 704-629-3321 beginning 8:30 am JUNE 1. Service available M-F, 10-5, June 1-19

CHERRYVILLE BRANCH

605 E. Main St., Cherryville. Call 704-435-6767 beginning 8:30 am JUNE 1. Service available M-F, 10-5, June 1-19

DALLAS BRANCH

105 S. Holland St, Dallas. Call 704-922-3621 beginning 8:30 am JUNE 1. Service available M-F, 10-5, June 1-5 ONLY

Please note: The Dallas Branch will be CLOSED for renovations beginning June 6.

FERGUSON BRANCH

913 N. Pryor St., Gastonia. 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

245 W. Catawba Ave., Mt. Holly. Call 704-827-3581 beginning 8:30 am JUNE 15. Service available M-F, 10-5, June 15-19.

Please note: Interior renovations at Mt. Holly are expected to be complete but exterior construction will be underway. Please use caution in the parking lot at this branch.

STANLEY BRANCH

205 N. Peterson St., Stanley. Call 704-263-4166 beginning 8:30 am JUNE 1. Service available M-F, 10-5, June 1-5 ONLY

Please note: The Stanley Branch will be CLOSED for renovations beginning June 6.

TECH@LOWELL BRANCH

203 McAdenville Rd, Call 704-824-1266 beginning 8:30 am JUNE 1. Service available M-F, 10-5, June 1-19.

UNION ROAD BRANCH

5800 Union Rd., Gastonia. Call 704-852-4073 beginning 8:30 am JUNE 1. Service available M-F, 10-5, June 1-19.

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.

FACILITY REOPENING

Currently, the Main Library and the Belmont, BC @ BC, Cherryville, Mt. Holly, TECH@Lowell, and Union Road Branches are scheduled to reopen with normal operating hours on Monday, JUNE 22. The Dallas and Stanley Branches will be closed for renovations. The Ferguson Branch schedule is yet to be determined.

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