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.
There is great sadness at Calibre today as we have just heard that our longest standing and very inspiring volunteer, Miss Vera Brown, died... More >
Calibre were sorry to hear of the death last night of Lady Frances Berendt, one of the team of indomitable ladies who founded Calibre Audio Library... More >
Tributes have been paid to the writer Iain Banks who has died two months after announcing he was suffering from terminal cancer.
The author of... More >
Calibre Audio Library has 1,323 members in Scotland and we would like to say Thank you to The Crerar Hotels Trust for their donation of £5,000 to... More >
There are some authors whose books you read and you cant help but laugh out loud, garnering strange looks from people around you.
Tom Sharpe was... More >
Malorie Blackman has been appointed the Waterstones Children's Laureate for 2013-2015, and has vowed to get children reading more as well as to... More >
There seems to be a plethora of literary prizes available to both new and established writers. However, the Womens Prize for Fiction (formerly the... More >
A big thank you to volunteer, Graham Sanderson who has removed 5,000 plastic clips from the orange CD postal wallets we use to send our books to... More >
We always welcome people raising funds for Calibre Audio Library from running marathons, organising coffee mornings or flinging themselves out of... More >
STOP PRESS: Only 3 days after launch, INFERNO is available from Calibre Audio Library - Catalogue No 9699. Inferno is available on MP3 CD, USB... More >