Hale Library

Hale Library
Leigh Road
WA15 9BG
Email: hale.library@trafford.gov.uk

Telephone: 0161 912 3189

Hale library meeting room is now available for bookings until December 2019. To book the meeting room contact Lettings. To view the room ring Hale Library on 0161 912 5966.

Opening hours

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Until further notice Hale LIbrary is closed.

Hale Opening
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What's on 

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  • Tech and Talk - a chat/self help group. Come along with your laptop/tablet to chat about IT. We meet fortnightly on Mondays 10.30-11.30. Please email libraries@trafford.gov.uk to book your place.
  • Storytime for under fives is every Tuesday at 2pm.
  • Rhymetime - Every Tuesday and Friday, 10:15 to 10:45am; sessions are free and open to all under 5s but places are limited.
  • A Writers' Circle meets on the last Saturday of the month at 10-12 noon to support aspiring and published authors.
  • Family LEGO® Brick Building Club - 2-3pm, last Saturday of the month. Be creative, learn new skills and have fun at our new drop in LEGO® Brick Building Clubs. For children aged 6-11 and their grown up(s)! We will also have Duplo® bricks available for younger children to join in the building fun.

Stock available

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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

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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
  • The library sells stamps, greeting cards, educational wallcharts and workbooks and Readyspex reading glasses.
  • Sales of withdrawn stock
  • Exhibition area and meeting room for hire.

Young adult area providing study areas and stock relevant to 13-18 year olds.


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  • 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.


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There is a library car park at the back of the library and some on street parking. Parking is free.