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.
Our friendly staff and our flexible service are two of the many reasons that our members love Calibre, but did you know these 10 facts about our... More >
The actress, Dame Judi Dench, has revealed she has age-related macular degeneration. She admitted this in an interview with The Mirror newspaper... More >
An increasing number of theatres across the country are introducing Touch Tours for visually impaired people. These enable theatre goers to... More >
Charming but slightly mad Fundraising manager seeks lovers - or more specifically book lovers! - to sponsor new titles for Calibres library. Looks... More >
The Door - news from the churches in the Diocese of Oxford - is now available on USB sticks to people who are blind or visually impaired. The Door... More >
Calibre was given a lovely, warm welcome when we arrived at the Friendship Club in Tring. Nicole gave a great talk and, despite the snow and ice,... More >
The BBCs Blue Peter show is asking viewers to cast their votes for the best childrens book of the decade, by logging on to the Blue Peter website:... More >
Recently published figures about loans from public libraries demonstrated that:-
The most borrowed genre was Crime - Calibre has 948 Detective ... More >
To help celebrate the 200th anniversary of the birth of Charles Dickens, we have compiled a list of twenty interesting facts about the man and his... More >
Martin Findlay has retired after nearly eight years as Chairman of Calibre Audio Library.
Martin says he has spent a very enjoyable and rewarding... More >