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

Latest news from Calibre Audio

PRESS RELEASE: Calibre Audio and the National Paralympic Heritage Trust

We are excited to announce that The National Paralympic Heritage Trust has partnered with Calibre Audio to produce the audiobook version of the biography “The Spirit of Stoke Mandeville, The Story of Sir Ludwig Guttmann”.

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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.


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

Memory stick

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


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.

Our latest titles

Book CoverSomebody Give This Heart a Pen
Catalogue Number:
Sophia Thakur
Book CoverSilver Sparrow
Catalogue Number:
Tayari Jones
Book CoverHeroes: The myths of the Ancient Greek heroes retold
Catalogue Number:
Stephen Fry