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Durham County Council

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Shotton Library


Shotton Library is situated opposite the Co-op. We offer a variety of services and facilities for you and your family to enjoy. Supernova screen reading software and a large keyboard are also available.

Opening hours

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

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

How to get there

The nearest bus stop is 50 yards away, behind the library. There is a car park behind the library and on-street parking is also available.

Cycle parking facilities - two are available at this library.

What's available?

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 Encyclopaedia Britannica Online.  

  • ancestry online 
  • books, audiobooks and reference books
  • internet and email facilities
  • public access computers
  • information leaflets
  • HealthZones
  • local newspaper
  • language courses
  • music scores

An access guide for this library is available at DisabledGo: Shildon Library

Facilities, groups and training

  • children's activities
  • display space
  • photocopier
  • coffee mornings
  • meeting room