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LazyLibrarian is a program to follow authors and grab metadata for all your digital reading needs.


The current source repo is

Releases(Tags) are at

Bug reports at

And finally Reddit

It uses a combination of Goodreads Librarything OpenLibrary and GoogleBooks as sources for author info and book info.

License: GNU GPL v3


Right now it's capable of the following:

  • Import an existing calibre library (optional)
  • Find authors and add them to the database
  • List all books of an author and mark ebooks or audiobooks as 'wanted'.
  • LazyLibrarian will search for a nzb-file or a torrent or magnet link for that book
  • If a nzb/torrent/magnet is found it will be sent to a download client or saved in a black hole where your download client can pick it up.
  • Currently supported download clients for usenet are :
  • sabnzbd (versions later than 0.7.x preferred)
  • nzbget
  • synology_downloadstation
  • Currently supported download clients for torrent and magnets are:
  • deluge
  • transmission
  • utorrent
  • qbittorrent
  • rtorrent
  • synology_downloadstation
  • When processing the downloaded books it will save a cover picture (if available) and save all metadata into metadata.opf next to the bookfile (calibre compatible format)
  • The new theme for the site allows it to be accessed (and usable) from devices with a smaller screen (such as an iPad)
  • AutoAdd feature for book management tools like Calibre which must have books in flattened directory structure, or use calibredb to import your books into an existing calibre library
  • LazyLibrarian can also be used to search for and download magazines, and monitor for new issues
  • Offers opds interface for ebook clients to browse and download books.