Sale Library

Sale Library
Sale Waterside
M33 7ZF

Telephone: 0161 912 3189

Opening hours

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Sale Library is now open. Our opening hours are listed below.

Sale Library Opening
Day Opening hours


10am - 7pm


10am - 5pm


10am - 5pm


10am - 5pm


10am - 7pm


10am - 4pm

What's On

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  • Storytime for under 5s every Tuesday 10am. Booking essential - Tickets are free but spaces are limited. Each ticket can be used by one adult and two children over 1. Children under 1 are welcome to attend with you, but don't need a ticket. Check Eventbrite to book tickets for the latest storytime.

Stock available

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

Items which are not available at Sale Library but are available from another Trafford library can be requested free of charge.

Sale 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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  • Trafford Local Studies Centre, based at Sale Library, has a comprehensive collection of material in various formats for Local and Family history
  • 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  • Sales of withdrawn stock


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All services on ground level with automatic door entry.

Four disabled access parking spaces available in front of Sale Police Station, adjacent to Sale Waterside.

People's Network PC accessible for wheelchair users.

Counter loop.

Toilet for disabled users located in the foyer.

Baby changing facilities.


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There is a fee paying QPark on Broad Road. 3 disabled bays are available on Tatton Place at the rear of the Waterside complex.