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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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Pantomime Cow

Oh Yes They Did!

15/01/2019

We just wanted to say a huge thank you to the Dulwich Players for their fundraising efforts. For their Christmas Pantomime, the Players put on a... More >

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New Year, New You?

09/01/2019

It's the age-old tradition of 'turning over a new leaf' that we either embrace with open arms or shy away from. If you fall into the former... More >

The 2019 Costa Book Award Winners

The 2019 Costa Book Award Winners

08/01/2019

The Costa Book Award winners were announced last night and we are thrilled to say that we have two of them in our library! This year's Best First... More >

Watership Down

Christmas Television Based on Books

21/12/2018

There are several TV highlights over the Christmas period which have all been adapted from books. Starting with a new animated version of Watership... More >

cat reading

Cats on the Page - Exhibition

23/11/2018

A free exhibition on cats in books opens at the British Library on Friday the 23rd November, a must for all cat lovers. The exhibits range from... More >

BAMB Awards

Books Are My Bag Awards announced

16/11/2018

The bestselling novel Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman has won this year's Books Are My Bag Readers' Choice Award it was... More >

Ramayana At Puranas Ltd

Ramyana: An Ancient Indian Epic

08/11/2018

Wednesday 7th November 2018 marks the beginning of Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights which celebrates the victory of good over evil. It is... More >

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In Your Pocket and Calibre

01/11/2018

RealSAM is excited to announce the release of the Calibre Audio Library on In Your Pocket, the world's first totally voice operated smart phone and... More >

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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 >