Calibre Audio Library

The Underground Road clinches the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction 2017

The Underground Railroadby American author Colson Whitehead has been awarded another prestigious literary prize. Whitehead was presented with the...

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Paddington Bear

Michael Bond, who famously created the popular children's character Paddington Bear, died recently at the age of 91. Born in 1926 in Newbury,...

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Jessica found our website while researching home adaptations for a partially sighted relative. She has kindly shared the guide she has written...

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New Books

New Books for the Summer Holidays

Flight by Moonlight

Here are our latest books to be added in August 2017

617399 Wolf Hollow by Laureen Wolk
617403 Flight by Moonlight by Bobs Beer
617404 Mr Majeika and The School Trip by Humphrey Carpenter
617408 The Royal Rabbits of London by Santa & Simon Sebag Montefiore
617409 The Midnight Gang by the very popular David Walliams

To find out more about each book and discover if it is one you'd like to read, just click on the book number and you will see a short summary about each story.


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Online Joining available now

For new Young Calibre members we are delighted to introduce the option of joining instantly online. Click on "Join Now" and you will be guided through the process of collecting your details, choosing your media and making reading choices. Eligible under 16's with sight problems, dyslexia or other print-related disabilities can borrow our audio books for a one-off £20 joining fee.

The online joining process is set up to enable a parent, teacher or other professional to apply on behalf of a young member.

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