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Gaston County Public Library History

Library Architecture

Architecture - Public and Commercial Buildings

 

For more online collections of digitized documents associated with Gaston County, North Carolina:

Go to: https://gastonlibrary.libguides.com/digital-gaston-county/home

Library History

History

Library Maps

Maps

  • Map of Libraries in Gaston County. ca. 1950s. Gaston County highway map with hand-drawn annotations showing the locations of branch libraries, book stations, book stops, and school.

Library Photographs

Photographs (Buildings)

Dallas Branch

Photographs (Bookmobiles)

Photographs (Gaston County Public Library Digital History Collection)

 

Library Postcards

Postcards

  • Community Center of Gastonia. This view contains pictures of Gastonia Public Library, Memorial Hall for use of veterans of all wars, and Women's Club Building, located on Second Avenue.
  • The Beginning of Gaston Library. Pastel and ink sketch by Margaret McConnell Holt of Gastonia's first lending library in Dr. D. E. McConnell's dentist office abt. 1900.

Library Video

  • Gaston County Public Library: Community Resource. A Presentation of Gaston County Public Library. 11 Minutes. c1997.
    Promotional Video on Library for Gaston County Board of Commissioners.
    Narrator: Bob Bigger. Still Photos: Carol Reinhardt. Video Camera: Rene Crump, Marty Wilson. Music Licensed Through The Music Bakery.
    Special Thanks to Library Patrons:
    Elizabeth Alexander, Mary Hopkins Allison, TurnerAllison, Charles Browning, Jr., Shirley & Caroline Cox, Leanne Dow, BrandonDuncan, Fran Farlow, Mya Love, Chris McGee, Kelly McHugh, Rev. Keith Miller,Elizabeth Newkerk & Cameron, Margarita O’Brien, Julia Perry, Lila Rankin,Logan Rhyne, Shelby & Jordan Rhyne, Michael Rosenberg, Terry Waldrop, SarahWallace.

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Revised: 1 February 2022

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