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.
The writer Margaret Forster, whose novel Georgy Girl captured the zeitgeist of 60s London, has died at the age of 77. It was made into a film... More >
On the eve of National Libraries Day, figures released by the Public Lending Right (PLR) reveal the most borrowed authors and titles from our... More >
Traditional storyteller, Giles Abbott, is leading an interactive workshop at this year's Imagine Children's Festival at the Royal Festival Hall on... More >
The children's book, The Lie Tree, by Young Adult fiction and children's author Frances Hardinge, has been named 2015 Costa Book of the Year.
It... More >
Peter James, well-known for his Detective Superintendent Roy Grace series of stories, has won the Crime Writers' Association (CWA) Diamond Dagger... More >
Is one of your New Year resolutions to get fit?
Parkrun organises free 5k runs in 360 locations for people, including many VI runners, across... More >
It's Oscars time again and Room, (009356), has been nominated in four categories: Best Picture; Best Director (Lenny Abrahamson ); Best Adapted... More >
Sarah Howe has scooped the 2015 TS Eliot Prize for Poetry for Loop of Jade, the first time a debut collection has won the award.
The work draws... More >
The Costa Book Awards 2015 have been announced and Calibre is in full swing to get the titles on the shelves.
The prize has five categories -... More >
Calibre Audio Library patron crime writer, Simon Brett, has received an OBE for services to literature in the New Year's Honours List.
The author... More >