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Calibre Audio is a national charity lending free audiobooks for anyone who is print disabled.

Latest news from Calibre Audio

VE Day 75th Anniversary

Here at Calibre two of our volunteers have spoken of their memories 75 years on, as they remember a day of exuberant celebrations after the terrible loss and deprivations of the time. Denise, our Editorial Coordinator, spoke to Jane and Mary over the telephone.

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We believe that everyone deserves to lose themselves in a good book and our audiobook services can be accessed to suit every individual's needs.

Streaming

Audiobooks can be streamed directly from our website to your mobile, tablet or computer.

Mobile

You can access our download service through a smartphone or tablet.

Memory stick

Memory sticks will be posted direct to your home, with our free postal service.

MP3 CD

Just like memory sticks, we will post CD’s direct to you. Again this is a free postal service.

In Your Pocket

Calibre Audio is also available through In Your Pocket, "The simple talking smart phone for visually impaired people". You can find more information on their website.

Who can join?

Calibre Audio is free to join for everyone who has a print disability.

A print disability is a difficulty or inability to read printed material where someone is unable to see, read, manipulate or comprehend the text.  This can include:

  • A learning disability, such as dyslexia;
  • A brain injury or cognitive impairment such as head trauma or stroke;
  • A vision impairment or blindness;
  • A physical dexterity problem such as multiple sclerosis (MS), Motor Neurone Disease (MND), Parkinson's disease, arthritis, paralysis or terminal illness.
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Our latest titles

Book CoverBoy Giant: Son of Gulliver
Catalogue Number:
617632
Author:
Michael Morpurgo
Book CoverNorth Korea Journal
Catalogue Number:
13907
Author:
Michael Palin
Book CoverThe Mirror and the Light
Catalogue Number:
13932
Author:
Hilary Mantel