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News   - Latest Headlines

Welcome to Young Calibre's news page. We hope you enjoy reading about the latest developments in our service, stories about people who have supported us, recent publicity, and also news about books.
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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 >

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New Collection of Stories for Younger Readers

21/09/2018

We are pleased to announce a new collection of audio animated stories to Calibre's library produced by an organisation called 'Seeing the Sound',... More >

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National Eye Health Week

19/09/2018

National Eye Health Week is a yearly campaign that promotes the importance of eye health and encourages people to get their eyes tested so that any... More >

Roald Dahl Day 2018

Roald Dahl Day 2018

13/09/2018

On hearing that today is Roald Dahl Day, I put down my morning cup of frobscottle, took a bite of my snozzberry bar and started pondering my... More >

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Vanity Fair Adapted for Television

31/08/2018

Vanity Fair is once again being adapted to appear on television this autumn. William Makepeace Thackeray's English drama originally appeared as... More >