Coppice Library

Coppice Avenue
Sale
M33 4ND
Email: coppice.library@trafford.gov.uk

Telephone: 0161 912 3560

Coppice Library and Wellbeing Centre is managed in partnership with blueSCI.

Opening times

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Coppice Opening
Day Opening Times Staffed Times

Monday

8am - 7pm

 9am - 5pm

Tuesday

8am - 7pm

 9am - 5pm

Wednesday

8am - 7pm

 9am - 5pm

Thursday

8am - 7pm

 9am - 5pm

Friday

8am - 7pm

 9am - 5pm

Saturday

10am - 4pm

 10am - 4pm

Staffed Times

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Using Open+ technology we have increased the opening times at Coppice Avenue Library for one hour in the morning and two hours in the evening. The library is staffed for the core hours of 9am - 5pm Monday to Friday and 10am - 4pm on Saturdays.

Open+ Access

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Coppice Avenue Library has Open+ technology installed to enable the opening hours of the library to be extended without having to increase staff numbers. If you require this type of access you can call in at any library, or ring our Contact Centre on 912 3189.

What's on

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Monday

  • Readers' Group 1 meets on the first Monday of the month, 11.00am-12noon. See our Readers' Groups page for details.

Tuesday

  • O2 Tech Guru, 12noon-2.00pm - do you have a tech question? Book in to see Chris for help with your mobile phone, computer or tablet or for help with email and security.
  • Citizens Advice appointments every Tuesday morning - please contact CAB Trafford on 0300 330 1153 to make an appointment.
  • Coffee morning on the second Tuesday of the month 10.30am-12 noon, organised by the Friends of Coppice Library.

Wednesday

  • Small words, 10.00am-12noon - come and join an informal creative writing workshop.
  • Rhymetime for under 5s 11 - 11:30am.
  • Multicultural Women's Group 10am-12 noon.
  • Readers' Group 3 - last Wednesday of the month, 2.00-3.00pm.  See our Readers' Groups page for details.
  • Art Experiments for Fun, 1.00 - 3.00pm - develop your creativity with our free craft sessions with Jo and Julie (until 25 May).
  • Harmony Club, 4.00-5.30pm - play, learn and relax. Natural healing, mindful thoughts, earthy arts and animal friends.
  • Video-gaming club, Level Up, 4.00-5.30pm.
  • ESOL assessments 10am-12 noon.
  • Urdu language class by appointment 5-6pm.

Thursday

  • Readers' Group 2 - Killer Thriller Readers' Group, 2.00-3.00pm, second Thursday of the month. See our Readers' Groups page for details.
  • LEAF, 9,30am-12noon - coffee mornings for speakers of other languages. Meet new people, make friends, chat and join in with ESOL online learning.

Friday

  • Storytime, 9.15-10.15am - encourage your child's love of stories as Beanstalks Play Workers read and do crafts with the children, for children from 0 to 5 years.

Saturday

  • Councillor's Surgery - an opportunity to meet and talk to your local ward councillors at 2.45pm on the third Saturday of the month and 10.00am on the fifth Saturday of the month.
  • Storytime, 10.30-11.30am on the first Saturday of the month - encourage your child's love of stories as Friends of Coppice Library read and do crafts with the children, for children from 0 to 5 years.
  • Knitting Group, 10.30-12.00 noon, bring your needles and knit and natter.

Stock available

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Coppice Library has the following items available for loan:

For adults: 

  • Hardback and paperback fiction, including bestsellers and contemporary novels
  • Non-fiction books ranging from popular interest topics to more academic subjects
  • Large print books
  • Talking books CD

For 14+

  • A wide range of material chosen to appeal to this group

For children:

  • Stories for all ages from the youngest up to 13+
  • Junior non-fiction
  • Talking Books on CD

We have a large selection of eBooks and eAudio available from Borrowbox.

Items which are not in stock at Coppice Avenue Library but are available from another Trafford library can be requested free of charge.

Council services 

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10am - 1pm and 2pm - 5pm weekdays 

10am - 1pm and 2pm - 4pm Saturdays

  • Environmental services
  • Highways and traffic enquiries
  • Housing Benefit and Council Tax (not verification)
  • Street lighting and cleaning
  • Disabled Parking Permits - Blue Badge holders
  • Pest control
  • Waste disposal and recycling

Other services

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Free reservations for any item in stock or on order at any Trafford library

  • Newspapers and magazines
  • Reference and community information
  • Computer facilities, including access to the internet, are available to library members via People's Network PCs
  • Wi-fi
  • Printing and scanning facilities
  • Black and white and colour photocopying.
  • Community learning events
  • A range of adaptive equipment for customers with disabilities - please ask staff for details
  • A Library shop offering quality goods at affordable prices, including stationery, books, greeting cards and giftwrap, educational wallcharts and workbooks and Readyspex reading glasses.
  • Sales of withdrawn stock.

Accessibility 

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  • All services on ground level with automatic door entry
  • Large free car park
  • Disabled access parking space available
  • People's Network PC accessible for wheelchair users
  • Toilet for disabled users
  • Large, cheerful children's section

For more detailed information about the accessibility of Coppice Avenue Library, please visit the DisabledGo website.