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News   - 2011

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.

Happy Christmas


To all our members, readers and followers we wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. The office re-opens on Thursday 29th December 2011. More >


Ding Dong! This is a Membership Services Announcement.....


....and it's short and sweet! Calibre offers members the facility to vary their book allocation over the festive period as we appreciate that... More >

Waitrose Woodley 1

Thank you to Waitrose at Woodley


Calibre were delighted to receive the support of Waitrose in Woodley, under their Community Matters Scheme. Ros Taylor from Calibre popped into the... More >

Big Lottery Fund

Big Lottery Fund - Awards for All


Calibre Audio Library has received a grant of £9,240 from the Big Lottery Fund's Awards for All. The funding will be used to provide a future... More >

Dun & Bradstreet Volunteers

Dun & Bradstreet Volunteers


A group of employees from Dun Bradstreet have spent the day volunteering with us. The twelve employees from the Data and Operations Department in... More >

Daisy PM

Daisy, Daisy you can be PM too


Daisy, a Year 13 student from Aylesbury High School has been busy volunteering in the library. She's pictured here in the USB room but has also... More >

Luanda Bury

Ain't no mountain high enough


Have you ever thought of fundraising for a charity? Well, Luanda Bury may give you some inspiration. Luanda, a keen walker, was passing Calibre... More >

Calibre MP3 CD and USB Memory Stick

Changes to Calibre's Service


As a result of the current economic climate, charitable income has reduced throughout the UK. In 2011 Calibre Audio Library has also seen a... More >

Buzzword Young Ladies

Buzzword 2012


Work is getting under way for the new production of Buzzword, our annual newsletter for Young Calibre members. Hannah, Jessica and Sammy from... More >

Haringey Phoenix Open Book Group birthday


Christine Ronaldson, Calibre Audio Library Head of Literature and Audio Book Production and Calibre trustee, Jacqueline Atkinson, joined members of... More >