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.
Historical biographies, World War II and history titles are the top five most borrowed categories in Calibres non-fiction library.
With the... More >
H is for Hawk (10194) by writer, poet and historian, Helen Macdonald has beaten bookies favourite, How to be both by Ali Smith, to win the title of... More >
The much awaited adaptation of Hilary Mantels Wolf Hall (8443) hit the nations television sets last night. Screenwriter Peter Vaughan, has created... More >
Vera Brittain, author of A Testament of Youth, (1400) has been described by the film reviewer, Dr. Mark Kermode, as an authentic feminist voice... More >
Members of the My Sight Nottinghamshire choir will be singing to the rafters this Saturday 17th January.
They are taking part in a sing-a-thon... More >
David Harsent has won the TS Eliot Prize for Poetry for his eleventh collection of poems, Fire Songs.
The poet, who is Professor of Creative... More >
Calibre members will be enjoying work from leading writers following the announcement of the individual category winners of the 2014 Costa Book... More >
It has been an amazing twelve months for writer, Jessie Burton, the former actress and PA, who has been voted the overall winner of the Specsavers... More >
The Great Yarmouth Norfolk and Norwich Association for the Blind (NNAB) book group has been enjoying the festive season by throwing a special... More >
Volunteer Graham Sanderson, who has helped in the library for the past three years, received a special Thank-you from our director, Mike Lewington.... More >