Bringing stories and learning to life
Calibre Audio is a national charity providing a collection of over 16,000 audiobooks for anyone who finds it difficult to read print.
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Calibre Audio has kept me in touch with reading. It has saved my mental health in many ways, when loneliness could have overcome me, keeping me company in many a quiet moment and helping me cope with my enforced blindness.
Calibre Member, Guildford
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Who can join?

We support anyone who is unable to see, read, manipulate or comprehend printed text due to difficulty or inability. This can include:

  • A learning disability, such as dyslexia;

  • A brain injury or cognitive impairment such as head trauma or stroke;

  • A visual impairment or blindness;

  • Long COVID

  • Physical dexterity problems, including multiple sclerosis (MS), Motor Neurone Disease (MND), Parkinson's disease, arthritis, paralysis, or terminal illness.

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Choose your audiobooks and how you listen to them

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.

Downloads

Our audiobooks are available to download through iOS and Android.

Memory Stick

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

Synapptic

Calibre Audio is also now available through Synapptic, the specialist, easy-to-use software for people with sight loss.

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Calibre Audio is a national charity providing an audiobook service for everyone who has a disability that makes reading print difficult.

Our vision is an inclusive society where everyone with a reading disability can enjoy accessible books.