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.
Steven Spielberg's film adaptation of Roald Dahl's B.F.G. (615458) opens across cinemas today. It stars Oscar-winning actor Mark Rylance as the... More >
To mark the appointment of a new prime minister we're taking a trip down memory lane to the 2011 Conservative Party Conference when our charity was... More >
Do you have age-related macular degeneration (AMD) in both eyes and are aged 55 years or over ? Then you could help with a major study into the... More >
We held a special party this week to say "Thank-you" to all our volunteer narrators who read our books for us with Hugh Fraser, who plays Captain... More >
Calibre Audio Library is based in Aylesbury, close to the home of one of our greatest storytellers, Roald Dahl, who lived in Gypsy House in Great... More >
Today we said a big "Thank-You" to our volunteers for all the work they do in supporting Calibre staff in providing our service.
During the... More >
We had some special guests this week at Calibre - the Linslade Guides 4th group. They were visiting our library as part of their Disability... More >
A celebration of independent bookshops across the UK and Ireland takes place this week as part of the Books Are My Bag campaign. Nationwide there... More >
Liza Minnelli once said "My mother gave me my drive, but my father gave me my dreams. Thanks to him, I could see a future." As we celebrate... More >
Debut Irish author Lisa McInerney has won the 2016 Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction with her first novel, The Glorious Heresies.
At an awards... More >