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Shildon Library


Find out about the opening times, activities and services available at Shildon library.

Opening hours

  • Monday: 10.00am - 6.00pm
  • Tuesday: 10.00am - 7.00pm
  • Wednesday: closed
  • Thursday: 10.00am - 7.00pm
  • Friday: 10.00am - 5.00pm
  • Saturday: 9.30am - 12.30pm
  • Sunday: closed
  • Public holidays: closed

For unexpected closures, please see our disruptions, closures and warnings page.

Events and activities

Reading GroupFirst Thursday of every month, 2.00pm
Toddler TimeEvery Tuesday, 10.00am. Please note this is term time only.
Get CreativeEvery Friday, 10.00am
Discover DigitalEvery Thursday, 2.00pm - 4.00pm

Services available at our library

If you would like to browse our catalogue, request an item or renew an item already on loan, please visit Library Online. This facility also offers members of the library service access to a range of websites including Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Grove Music Online and Encyclopedia Britannica Online. 

  • books, including large print and picture books, audiobooks and reference books
  • HealthZones
  • information leaflets
  • language courses
  • music scores
  • newspapers
  • public access computers with internet, word processing and other Office packages facilities.
  • Wi-fi (free)
  • colour photocopier
  • colour printer
  • scanner
  • ancestry online

How to get there

Shildon Library is situated next door to Shildon Health Centre, opposite St John's Church and the town square.

There is a bus stop outside the library for all the main bus routes through Shildon. A large car park is available behind the library.

Cycle parking facilities - there are currently no cycle parking facilities available at this library.

Contact us
Shildon Library
03000 269 526
Our address is:
  • Church Street
  • Shildon
  • County Durham
  • United Kingdom
  • DL4 1DU
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