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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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Big Garden Birdwatch

25/01/2019

This weekend is the RSPB's annual Big Garden Birdwatch, where everyone around the country is invited to take part and survey the birds and other... More >

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Re-Start Your Resolutions

18/01/2019

We're half way through January already but it is still not too late to pick a resolution for the coming year, or kick start those you had already... More >

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Oh Yes They Did!

15/01/2019

We just wanted to say a huge thank you to the Dulwich Players for their fundraising efforts. For their Christmas Pantomime, the Players put on a... More >

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New Year, New You?

09/01/2019

It's the age-old tradition of 'turning over a new leaf' that we either embrace with open arms or shy away from. If you fall into the former... More >

The 2019 Costa Book Award Winners

The 2019 Costa Book Award Winners

08/01/2019

The Costa Book Award winners were announced last night and we are thrilled to say that we have two of them in our library! This year's Best First... More >

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Christmas Television Based on Books

21/12/2018

There are several TV highlights over the Christmas period which have all been adapted from books. Starting with a new animated version of Watership... More >

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National Tree Week (Answers)

30/11/2018

After a week celebrating National Tree Week, we can finally put you all out of your misery. If you haven't taken part already, stop reading and you... More >

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It’s National Tree Week!

24/11/2018

This year National Tree Week takes place across the country from 24th November to 2nd December. The annual tree celebration was first instituted... More >

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Cats on the Page - Exhibition

23/11/2018

A free exhibition on cats in books opens at the British Library on Friday the 23rd November, a must for all cat lovers. The exhibits range from... More >

BAMB Awards

Books Are My Bag Awards announced

16/11/2018

The bestselling novel Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman has won this year's Books Are My Bag Readers' Choice Award it was... More >