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News   - 2012

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.

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Over the next two nights, the BBC is televising a two-part adaptation of the drama Restless. It is adapted from the award-winning novel by William... More >

Christmas 2012

We Wish You a Merry Christmas...


We just wanted to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year, from all of us here at Calibre Audio Library. 2012 was a great year... More >

The Prince Philip Trust Fund

The Prince Philip Trust Fund


Calibre Audio Library is pleased to announce that The Prince Philip Trust Fund has awarded us a grant of £1,500 toward the cost of delivering our... More >

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Calibre wins Queen's Diamond Jubilee Award


We are really pleased to announce that Calibre Audio Library is one of 60 recipients of The Queen's Diamond Jubilee Volunteering Award. This... More >

The Hobbit

Bilbo is Back


One of the biggest film releases of 2012 is about to hit the silver screen in the UK . The first part of director Peter Jackson's Hobbit trilogy,... More >

The Poison Tree

The Poison Tree


Listen out for the new two-part ITV dramatisation of The Poison Tree by Erin Kelly, or get ahead of the crowd and borrow the unabridged audio book... More >

Big Lottery Fund

Calibre Launches Streaming.


Calibre Audio Library are delighted to announce the arrival of a brand new service for our members - Streaming! 6,000 of Calibre's digital titles... More >

Margaret Yorke

Margaret Yorke - a fond farewell


Calibre are very sorry to hear of the recent death of former patron, Margaret Yorke, at the age of 88. Margaret lived locally in Long Crendon and... More >

Charlie Higson

Chat to Charlie


We have got some exciting news! Charlie Higson, author of the Young Bond novels, has agreed to be our star interviewee for Buzzword, our Young... More >


Into the Twilight Zone


6,000 fans filled Leicester Square in London last night to see the stars of Breaking Dawn: Part 2, the final installment of Stephanie Meyer's... More >