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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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Wizzy the Animal Whisperer

The Further Adventures of Wizzy the Wheelchair

31/07/2018

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 >

In Your Pocket

Increasing Accessibility with a new way to receive Calibre books

25/07/2018

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

23/07/2018

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…

19/07/2018

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 >

RAF 100

Celebrating 100 Years of the Royal Air Force

13/07/2018

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

06/07/2018

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 >

Mary Shelley

The Girl Who Wrote Frankenstein

03/07/2018

Mary Shelley, a film depicting the love affair between the title character and Shelley, is due to be released in the UK on the 6th July 2018 with... More >

adult reading to children black white

The benefits of audio books as a learning tool

26/06/2018

The shared experience of reading to children from babies helps engender a love of books that they will be able to carry with them throughout their... More >

Rowan Coleman

Rowan Coleman’s Latest Book Discussed On Zoe Ball’s New TV Book Club

21/06/2018

Zoe Ball's weekend television show which began recently, introduced a new feature last Sunday which was Zoe Ball's TV Book Club. This Sunday 24th... More >

Woman with a Book & Laptop

Using audio books to help cope with ME/CFS

20/06/2018

Audio books 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 >