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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 South

  • At exit 17, take ramp right for US-321 toward Gastonia / Lincolnton 0.2 mi
  • Turn right onto US-321 / N Chester St / Senator David W. Hoyle Hwy 1.2 mi
  • Turn left onto SR-7 / W Long Ave 0.3 mi
  • Turn right at the 3rd light on to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Way
  • Pass through 1 stop light, crossing Main Avenue
  • The Wesley Center is the 2nd building on the left.
  • Parking is beside the Wesley Center.
  • Enter the Literacy Center through the front door, first floor.


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 snow, ice or other 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.  The Gaston Literacy Council, Inc. will follow the decision made by Gaston College regarding inclement weather.

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 2017:

  • New Years Day
    January 2
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
    January 16
  • Good Friday
    April 14
  • Memorial Day
    May 29
  • Independence Day
    July 4
  • Labor Day
    September 4
  • Thanksgiving 
    November 23-24
  • Christmas                         December 22 and 25