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.
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 >
We have 200 wonderful volunteers who are the backbone of our library and without whom we wouldn't be able to provide our service to thousands of... More >
The literary festival calendar is well under way and following Calibre Audio Library's presence at the 2014 Wells Festival of Literature, we will... More >
Disney's sequel to its 2010 hit Alice in Wonderland which grossed $1 billion in ticket sales, opens across UK cinemas today. Tim Burton returns as... More >
The winners of the 500 Words writing competition have been announced on Chris Evans' BBC Radio 2 Breakfast Show broadcast live from the Globe... More >
The Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize must be the only literary award where a Gloucestershire Old Spot pig is part of the prize kitty. However,... More >
1,000 teddy bears are on the move across the country. 'Celebearities' include Fozzie Bear, Paddington, Super Ted, Pudsey, Roger de Courcey's... More >