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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.

Grey

New High Profile titles on Calibre shelves

31/07/2015

Hot out of the studio is the steamy and sinister Grey by EL James 10543. In Christians own words, and through his thoughts, reflections, and... More >

Inner Wheel Club County Durham - Calibre Charity of Choice

Inner Wheel Club County Durham - Calibre Charity of Choice

20/07/2015

We are very pleased that the newly-elected President of the County Durham Inner Wheel Club has nominated Calibre Audio Library as her charity of... More >

BBC Michael Brackley

Calibre makes the News!

15/07/2015

Calibre made the news yesterday with a feature on BBC South's programmes at 6.25 and 10.25pm. The report made by BBC Oxford's Charlotte Stacey... More >

Foot Forward for Calibre

Congratulations to Cool Foot Luke

14/07/2015

Congratulations to Luke Betteridge for raising £165 for Calibre. On 11th July Luke walked 100km (62 miles) along the Ridgeway - Britains oldest... More >

Help Us to Help You

Help Us to Help You

09/07/2015

Does your library service provide the range of books you want in the format you like, whether it be in large print, braille, or in audio? Are you a... More >

Jim Swingler Presentation

Happy Retirement Jim!

06/07/2015

Jim Swingler, one of Calibre's Gold Centurion award winners who has recorded over 200 books for Calibre, has made the decision to hang up his... More >

Literary awards galore

Literary awards galore

05/07/2015

Jim Crace has won the 2015 International IMPAC DUBLIN award for his novel Harvest (9818), a story of the last days of a village and the death of an... More >

Thunderbirds are Go! Calibre in Conversation with Jamie Anderson

Thunderbirds are Go! Calibre in Conversation with Jamie Anderson

30/06/2015

A new book which reveals the inspiration for the TV classic Thunderbirds, is to be made available exclusively by Calibre Audio Library for blind... More >

Armed Forces Day 2015

Armed Forces Day 2015

26/06/2015

Events across the country will be taking place to mark Armed Forces Day on Saturday 27th June, an annual event that allows people to show their... More >

Calibre patron Anne Fine OBE pays tribute to our wonderful volunteers

Calibre patron Anne Fine OBE pays tribute to our wonderful volunteers

25/06/2015

Calibre patron, author Anne Fine OBE, paid tribute to our wonderful office-based volunteers at a special party. Our 200 volunteers (including our... More >