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.
A network of volunteers across the country will be handing out a selection of twenty books in their communities as part of the fifth World Book... More >
Her Majesty the Queen has made a donation to Calibre Audio Library through the Privy Purse Charitable Trust.
This is a charitable trust within... More >
We pride ourselves at Calibre in bringing the best of contemporary fiction to our members.
Christine Ronaldson, Head of Literature and Audio Book... More >
Ben Aaronovitchs Rivers of London (10199), a novel that features a young police constable who is recruited into the branch of the Metropolitan... More >
Calibre Member Michael Brackley admits he had a mad moment when he made the decision to abseil 100m down the Spinnaker Tower in Portsmouth to raise... More >
For the fourth year running we have received a generous donation from healthcare provider, Simplyhealth. Its Bristol community fund was so... More >
The 2015 Folio Prize has been won by Akhil Sharma for his novel Family Life which will be available to Calibre readers shortly.
Family Life,... More >
The author, Sir Terry Pratchett, best known for his Discworld books, has died at the age of 66 with his family around him and his cat sleeping on... More >
For 104 years women across the world have been celebrating International Womens Day (IWD) on March 8th. It is the day that focuses on womens... More >
Thousands of children up and down the country will be dressing up as their favourite literary characters for World Book Day on 5th March. Our... More >