Shildon Library is situated next door to Shildon Health Centre, opposite St John's Church and the town square. The library is fully accessible to our customers and our computers have accessibility features available on them.

What's available?

If you would like to browse the library 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.
  • HealthZone
  • 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

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

Regular activities

  • Reading Group - First Thursday of every month at 2.00pm
  • Toddler Time -  Every Tuesday at 10.00am. Please note this is term time only.
  • Get Creative -  Every Friday at 10.00am.
  • Discover Digital - Every Thursday 2.00pm - 4.00pm.

When is it on?

Session information
Monday 10.00am - 6.00pm
Tuesday 10.00am - 7.00pm
Thursday 10.00am - 7.00pm
Friday 10.00am - 5.00pm
Saturday 9.30am - 12.30pm

Who to contact

Contact name
Shildon Library
03000 269 526

Where to go

Church Street
County Durham

Durham County Council's Families Information Service does not promote nor endorse the services advertised on this website. Anyone seeking to use/access such services does so at their own risk and may make all appropriate enquiries about fitness for purpose and suitability to meet their needs.

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Address: Church Street  Shildon  County Durham

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