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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.  

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

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

Regular activities

  • Reading Group - contact us for more details
  • Toddler Time - Every Friday 9.30am - 10.30am
  • Get Creative - Every Friday 3.30pm - 4.30pm and every Saturday, 10.00am - 11.00am
Contact us
Shotton Library
03000 269 510
Our address is:
  • Co-operative Terrace
  • Shotton Colliery
  • County Durham
  • United Kingdom
  • DH6 2LW
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