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News   - Latest Headlines

Welcome to Calibre's news page. We hope you enjoy reading about the latest developments in our service, all the stories about people who have supported us, recent publicity, and also news about books.


Krupa's on top of the world for Calibre


Krupa Karavadia has been on an incredible adventure to raise money for Calibre - here is her story. Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro had been a... More >

Thank-You Crerar Hotels Trust

Thank You Crerar Hotels Trust


We would like to say a big "Thank You" to Crerar Hotels Trust for their generous donation supporting Calibre's service for our Scottish members. ... More >

World Book Night 2016

World Book Night 2016


It's the sixth anniversary of World Book Night, the annual celebration of reading that is part of UNESCO International Day of the Book chosen in... More >

3 Dogs

Checkout our new Dogs' Blog


Calibre dogs get the most likes of all our facebook posts and make the post popular retweets, so by popular demand we have a new Dogs' Blog... More >

HM The Queen becomes the longest serving monarch

Happy 90th Birthday Ma'am


Over a thousand beacons will burn across the country in celebration of The Queen's 90th Birthday tonight with the principal beacon being lit by Her... More >


Calibre's own Marathon Man


We'd like to say a big "Thank-You" to Calibre member, Gary Wimbledon, who has raised £300 for us by running the Brighton Marathon. Although Gary... More >

The Jungle Book

The Jungle Book roars onto our screens


The latest Disney film adaptation of Rudyard Kipling's The Jungle Book (616277) opens across UK cinemas today. The endearing stories centered... More >

Thank You Sovereign Health Charitable Trust

Thank You Sovereign Health Charitable Trust


Thank you to Sovereign Health Charitable Trust for their generous donation of £1,000 supporting our service for blind and partially sighted people... More >

Calibre supporting Cityread London 2016

Calibre proud to support Cityread London 2016


We are delighted to announce that Calibre Audio Library has been chosen to support the major reading campaign, Cityread London, by recording and... More >

Baileys Women

Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction shortlist


The shortlist for the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction - the only annual book award for fiction written by a woman - has been announced. The six... More >