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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.

James Cronin

Calibre Chat with reader James Cronin


Calibre Audio Library is a major producer of audio books; we record approximately 50% of our titles ourselves. We are proud that as a charity we... More >

Dyslexia Assist

Dyslexia Assist


Dyslexia Assist is a charity which was born out of a group of mums frustration watching their dyslexic children struggle at school. One of the main... More >

Champagne Cork

Calibre's Big 40


The champagne corks were popping at Calibre this week as we celebrated our 40th anniversary with a special party. Staff and volunteers, past and... More >

Improve Your Computer Skills

Improve Your Computer Skills


Do you have difficulty using a computer because of sight loss or a physical disability? Could you do with some extra help? UCanDoIt teaches people... More >

70th Anniversary of D-Day

70th Anniversary of D-Day


Commemorations are taking place in Normandy for the 70th Anniversary of D-Day. The Queen, The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall, and... More >

Baileys Women

Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction


Debut novelist Eimear McBride has won the Baileys Womens Prize for Fiction (previously known as the Orange Prize for Fiction) for her novel, A Girl... More >

Library Volunteer Dan

Aylesbury Vale Community Chest funds Volunteers


We are delighted to announce that we have been awarded a £24,000 grant by Aylesbury Vale Community Chest to help train and support our volunteers... More >

Podio Logo

Podio Sponsorship


Calibre Audio Library have been using a system called Podio to organise and plan events across the country. We are now proud to say that Podio are... More >

World Book Night 23 April

World Book Night 23 April 2014


Thousands of people across the country will be celebrating World Book Night (WBN) on 23 April - the 450th anniversary of Shakespeare's birth - by... More >

Giles Abbott

Calibre in Conversation with Giles Abbott - Traditional Storyteller


At a recent event organised by the Norfolk and Norwich Association for the Blind, children and adults were entranced by traditional storyteller... More >