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News   - Latest Headlines

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.

The Children Act

Star Cast Brings Ian McEwan’s Book to Life on Film


Ian McEwan's book "The Children Act" is due to be released in cinemas this week with Emma Thompson and Stanley Tucci in the leading roles. Emma... More >

heatwave sun

Hot Reads


As we had a prolonged hot spell this summer we thought we'd highlight some books in the library with plots or titles that reflect the heat we have... More >

Wizzy the Animal Whisperer

The Further Adventures of Wizzy the Wheelchair


Calibre was recently invited to attend the launch of the children's book Wizzy and the Seaside Adventure by author Anthony Ridgeway, who is a... More >

older lady close up

Alzheimer’s and Audio books


Audio books can be a valuable resource as dementia progresses, providing access to hobbies and interests as cognition diminishes and ensuring those... More >

In Your Pocket

Increasing Accessibility with a new way to receive Calibre books


The Calibre team are always keen to open up as many channels as possible for existing and potential members to listen to our range of over 10,500... More >

National Parks - View

National Parks Week


National Parks Week is the annual family festival to celebrate our wonderful national parks and the opportunities they provide to get out and about... More >

Lion – The Wild Hunt

A Reader Recommends…


We are always looking for new ways to highlight the wide range of books that we have in the library and encourage people to experience titles,... More >

Anne Edwards

Great Yarmouth Book Club


One of the book groups that we support with our book group service is holding a special book club meeting with a guest speaker and is inviting... More >

RAF 100

Celebrating 100 Years of the Royal Air Force


2018 marks the centenary of the Royal Air Force and it was celebrated this week with a flypast over Buckingham Palace. A selection of aircraft... More >

World Cup Dog

Football Fever


The World Cup has gripped the nation over the last couple of weeks and there has already been some memorable matches and some shock exits. As we... More >