Hale Library


159c Ashley Road
WA15 9SF

Email: hale.library@trafford.gov.uk

Telephone: 0161 912 3189

Opening hours

Day  Opening hours


10am - 5pm


10am - 7pm




10am - 5pm


10am - 5pm


10am - 4pm

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 - please 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  • Sales of withdrawn stock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