Hale Library


25 Cecil Road
WA15 9NT

Opening hours

The library is currently closed and is being relocated.

The new Hale Library located in the pavilion building on the bowling green is nearly ready. The temporary library is closed, and we will announce more information about when the new library will open in the coming weeks. See the latest updates.

Stock available

We have a large selection of eBooks and eAudio available from Borrowbox. Items which are not in stock at Hale Library but are available from another Trafford library can be requested free of charge.

Hale 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, in some cases up to AS and A level
  • Large print books
  • Talking Books on CD

For 14+

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

For children

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

Other services

  • 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 - ask staff for details
  • Sales of withdrawn stock


  • All services on ground level with automatic door entry
  • People's Network PC accessible for wheelchair users
  • Loop system in meeting room
  • Toilets for disabled users
  • Three disabled parking spaces available