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News   - February 2018

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.

World Book Day

Celebrate Books and Reading on World Book Day


Thursday 1st March is World Book Day which is a celebration of books and reading that is acknowledged in over one hundred countries. The main aim... More >

Career of Evil

Cormoran Strike Returns to Our TV Screens.


Cormoran Strike is back on our TV screens this week with another two part drama based on "Career of Evil", the next book in the series featuring... More >

Man Booker 2018

Take on the Man Booker Reading Challenge


The Man Booker prize is celebrating 50 years this year and in celebration they are asking people to take on the challenge of reading as many of the... More >


Fall in Love with Calibre Books on Valentine’s Day


Celebrate Valentine's Day with a romantic read from the Calibre Library - although you may have trouble choosing from the large selection of... More >

Wall Mural of Lillian Bilocca

Hull’s Headscarf Revolutionaries Remembered


This week Hull's "headscarf revolutionaries", a group of women who fought to improve safety on UK fishing trawlers, were celebrated in a BBC... More >

Votes for Women

The Suffragettes and their Lasting Legacy


Today marks one hundred years of women being given the right to vote in Britain. After years of campaigning, 8.4 million women over the age of 30... More >

Harry Potter Headshot

Harry Potter Book Night


Rediscover your Hogwarts memories with Harry Potter Book Night Thursday 1st February 2018 is Harry Potter Book Night in celebration of J.K.... More >