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Gaston Literacy Council, Inc.

116 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Way
Gastonia, NC  28052

P: 704.868.4815

F: 704.867-7796


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Driving Directions

  • From I-85, take Exit 17
  • Take Hwy. 321 S toward Gastonia
  • Take left onto Hwy. 74 E (Franklin Blvd.)
  • Take left onto Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Way
  • Gaston Literacy Council is located in Wesley Center, building on right


Operating Schedule

Hours of Operation

Monday - Thursday:
9:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m.

9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.

Inclement Weather Policy

In the event that inclement weather presents hazardous conditions, the Executive Director may declare an inclement weather day.  Students and volunteers should tune in to WSOC-TV (channel 9) for information about closings.  

Holidays / Session Breaks

Gaston Literacy Council observes the following holidays and the agency will not conduct classes, and tutoring pairs will not meet at the literacy center, on the following dates in observance of these holidays in 2018:

  • New Years Day
    January 1
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
    January 15
  • Good Friday
    March 30
  • Memorial Day
    May 28
  • Independence Day
    July 4
  • Labor Day
    September 3
  • Thanksgiving 
    November 22-23
  • Christmas    December 24 and 25