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News   - October 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.

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Halloween Hauntings

31/10/2018

Scare yourself silly with a spooky story from the Calibre Library this Halloween! One book that's causing a stir amongst TV fans is The Haunting... More >

Black History Month 2018

Black History Month

18/10/2018

In the UK Black History Month takes place in October. The aim is to celebrate the achievements and contributions of members of the black community... More >

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Books to Make You Feel Good

12/10/2018

As we come towards the end of celebrating Libraries Week we are looking at some books in Calibre's Audio Library that feature communities coming... More >

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World Sight Day: Book Groups

11/10/2018

We are just over half way into Libraries Week but today we are also acknowledging World Sight Day. This is an annual event which aims to focus... More >

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Wellbeing: Walking and nature

10/10/2018

Walking and spending time in the natural environment have both been cited as ways of promoting all sorts of positive health outcomes from easing... More >

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Non-Fiction Books on Wellbeing

09/10/2018

On day two of Libraries Week we are taking a look at some of the non-fiction titles that we have in the library that promote the theme of... More >

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Libraries Week: Wellbeing singing and music

08/10/2018

This week we are acknowledging Libraries Week running from 8th to 13th October. This is an annual celebration showcasing library services around... More >

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National Poetry Day 2018

02/10/2018

National Poetry Day is an annual celebration of poetry to inspire people throughout the UK to enjoy, discover, write and share poems. This year the... More >