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.
Hello, I am Gary and I have worked as a Library Assistant for Calibre for 30 years. I started when the charity was recording and sending out books... More >
Hi, my name is Carol Bianca and I am the Audio Production Manager.
We are a small team with half a dozen volunteers. There are many varied jobs... More >
Hi, my name is Becci. I am a fundraising assistant for Calibre. I help in lots of ways but my priorities lie with dealing with the administration... More >
Welcome to Day I of the Calibre Christmas Advent Calendar.
Each day we open the door on a member of staff or volunteer to find out what they do... More >
A big thank you to Priscilla, one of our volunteer checkers, for these amazing plants she's grown to raise funds for us.
Green-fingered... More >
Nicholas Briggs is known and feared by millions across the UK but most people have never seen him.
Nicholas is the voice of the Daleks in Doctor... More >
50 years ago today, President J F Kennedy, in the third year of his presidency, was assassinated in Dallas, Texas whilst campaigning for the 1964... More >
Nicole Russell continues her Calibre in Conversation series with Victoria Hislop whose first novel The Island (7454), set in Crete, won her the... More >
Hull is set to become the next City of Culture in 2017 beating off competition from Swansea Bay, Leicester and Dundee. A new destination is chosen... More >
Doris Lessing, whose outstanding contribution to literature won her the Nobel Prize, has passed away quietly at the age of 94, in her North London... More >