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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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Alan and Janet Smith

Calibre Member Inspires Running Duo


A huge thanks to Alan and Janet Smith from everyone at Calibre. After seeing first hand what difference our service made to the life of a Calibre... More >

Man Booker Prize 2017

Lincoln in the Bardo wins the Man Booker Prize 2017


Lincoln in the Bardo (11862) by George Saunders has been the named winner of the 2017 Man Booker Prize for Fiction. Lincoln in the Bardo is the... More >

Love Books

Join our Downloaders


Do you love Calibre books, use a mobile device and like to be in control of your own reading destiny? Then why not give our shiny new app a whirl?... More >


Celebrating Libraries Week - Day 5


We are ending our celebration of libraries week by focusing on some titles with library and book related themes to pay homage to libraries. From... More >


Celebrating Libraries Week - Day 4


Today is not only the fourth day of Libraries Week but it is also World Sight Day, an annual event which aims to focus attention and raise... More >

Girl with Dragon Tattoo

Celebrating Libraries Week - Day 3


Continuing with the theme of 'Discovery' in celebration of Libraries week 2017, did you know that the Calibre Library has a range of contemporary,... More >

Charles Darwin

Celebrating Libraries Week - Day 2


On day two of libraries week we are using the theme of discovery to highlight some of the books we have on people who have made ground breaking... More >

A Boy Made of Blocks

Celebrating Libraries Week - Day 1


This week we are acknowledging Libraries Week running from 9th to the 13th October. This is an annual celebration showcasing library services... More >

National Poetry Day

National Poetry Day


Thursday 28th September is National Poetry Day and is an annual celebration in the UK encouraging people to discover, share and enjoy poems. The... More >

The Underground Road clinches the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction 2017

The Underground Railroad wins again


The Underground Railroad by American author Colson Whitehead has been awarded another prestigious literary prize. Whitehead was presented with the... More >