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Calibre Audio

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Calibre Audio is a charity that provides an audiobook service for people with sight problems, dyslexia, or any other condition that prevents them from reading printed materials.

Audiobooks provide a lifeline for many of our members, helping with education, entertainment and loneliness through the benefits and pleasure of reading.

Calibre Audio's digital library service includes:

  • Unlimited borrowing of over 14,500 unabridged audiobooks
  • More than 700 new books each year
  • Over 3,000 audiobooks specifically for children and young people
  • Calibre has the rights to record audiobooks that are not commercially available
  • Available on streaming, memory stick, MP3, and CD
  • Free postage and no fines for late or lost audiobooks
  • Manage your account by email or by phone
  • Regular podcasts, newsletters, and reading suggestions
  • A friendly, personal, quick service

Calibre Audio is a registered charity (no. 286614).

Calibre Audio is free for children. Adult subscriptions are £30 per year.
National Organisation
Age range
Suitable for ages from 0 to 99 years
Referral route
No Referral Needed
For people with
  • Sensory Impairments
  • Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLD) - Dyslexia, Dyspraxia, etc
Eligibility criteria
Special Educational Needs or a Disability (SEND)
Provider category
Targeted Services - Additional Support Needs


New Road
HP22 5XQ
United Kingdom


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Last updated 21 March 2024