News   - 2019

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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Audiobooks and ME/CFS

10/05/2019

Audiobooks can help ME/CFS sufferers by providing support during those long and lonely days when they are feeling the full force of their symptoms. ... More >

World Book Night 2019

Ready Steady Read! World Book Night 2019

23/04/2019

World Book Night, the national celebration of reading and books, takes place each year on the 23rd April, Shakespeare's Birthday. All across the... More >

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Latest Library Additions

18/04/2019

Due to requests from members, we have just added The Citadel (13035) by A J Cronin into the library. Archibald Joseph Cronin was a Scottish... More >

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Mother's Day Reading Recommendations

29/03/2019

We're marking Mother's Day 2019 with mixture of the good, the bad and the absent. These books span across several genres, with celebrations of... More >

The British Book Awards 2019 Shortlist

The British Book Awards 2019 Shortlist

22/03/2019

The British Book Awards shortlist has been announced and we have a load of them in our library! Here are just a few we've picked out to get you... More >

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Six of the best - contemporary Irish writers for St Patrick’s Day

14/03/2019

With so many Irish writers to choose from we've narrowed down the scope by choosing to celebrate just six of the best contemporary Irish novelists... More >

CAMEO awards 2019

CAMEO awards shortlist revealed

08/03/2019

The shortlist for the Creativity Across Media: Entertainment and Originality Awards (CAMEO) has been announced. The aim of the awards is to... More >

International Women’s Day 2019

International Women’s Day 2019 – Celebrate Women’s Achievement!

08/03/2019

This year we are celebrating International Women's day by highlighting some great Calibre audio books on the theme of fighting inequality, and... More >

World Book Day 2019

World Book Day 2019

07/03/2019

Did a small person you know go to school dressed as a character from a book today? This year's theme for World Book Day is 'Celebrate Stories. Love... More >

Harry Potter night 2019

Harry Potter Quiz ANSWERS!

11/02/2019

If you took part in our magical quiz last week, here are the answers you have been waiting for! Make a note of your points as you go through and... More >