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 interviewed author Alison Weir this week at Watford Central Library. Alison is the biggest-selling female historian (and the fifth best-selling... More >
Congratulations to Calibre patron Anne Fine OBE FRSL who has been asked to serve on the Society of Authors Council. The body is made up of authors... More >
World Book Night is a national celebration of reading and books which takes place on April 23rd every year. Run by The Reading Agency, books are... More >
Calibre's Emma Scott interviewed author James Runcie last night at Hemel Hempstead Library. James is the author of the Grantchester mysteries... More >
It was on Barack Obama's summer reading list alongside Helen MacDonald's H is for Hawk (10194), but now Calibre members will be able to read Colson... More >
The 2017 Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction shortlist has been revealed which includes a previous winner and a debut novelist.
Tessa Ross, 2017... More >
As part of their 225th anniversary celebrations the High Street retailer W H Smith is bringing back the yellowback book which were a popular... More >
Calibre recently attended an event held by Aylesbury Vale Community Chest. In the Year 10 Awards selected by the Community Chest Grants Panel... More >
Colin Dexter OBE, best known for writing the Inspector Morse crime stories, has died at his home in Oxford. Colin, who was 86, was born in... More >
Today is World Poetry Day - a celebration initiated by UNESCO (the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) in 1999. The... More >