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Shildon Library


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

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This library is open for borrowing books and using computers - please make sure you are aware of what you need to do before you come to your library.

If you are a library member, you can also borrow ebooks, eaudiobooks, emagazines, enewspapers and ecomics free of charge.

Fines and request fees will not be charged while this is in place.

See our libraries YouTube playlist with regular content and information.

Opening hours

Monday - 10.00am to 5.00pm
Tuesday - 10.00am to 4.00pm
Wednesday - closed
Thursday - 10.00am to 5.00pm
Friday - 10.00am to 4.00pm
Saturday - 9.30am to 12.30pm
Sunday - closed

Services 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. You can also access Ancestry Online from home. 

  • books, including large print and picture books, audiobooks and reference books
  • HealthZones
  • public access computers with internet, word processing and other Office packages facilities

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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