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Calibre-Web is a web app that offers a clean and intuitive interface for browsing, reading, and downloading eBooks using a valid Calibre database.

  • For more information about this app, follow this link.

Initial Setup


  • Once Calibre-Web has been successfully installed, paste the copied URL into your web browser.
  • A login form should appear.

  • Enter your username and the password you previously set during installation of Calibre-Web.
  • Click the Login button.

  • Once logged in, the Calibre-Web UI will appear and any books you have previously added during the setup of Calibre, will appear on the home page.
  • To read a book, click on the book cover to reveal the reading options available.

  • To read the book, simply click the Read in Browser - epub as shown in the above image.
    • To download the book for offline reading, click the Download button on the left.

Access from Moon+ Reader

You can also access your Calibre ebook library from a third-party ebook reader such as Moon+ Reader. Follow the instructions below to set it up.

  • Go to the Google Play store, download and install Moon+ Reader.
  • When you first open the app, you will need to allow "All files access" permission to the app, as shown in the below image.

  • Click OK to open internal permission settings.

  • Find Moon+ Reader in the list and enable "All files access", as shown in the above image.
  • Next, go back to the Moon+ Reader app to add access to your Calibre ebook library.

  • In the expandable menu, click on Net Library, as shown in the above image.

  • Next, click the three dots icon in the top right corner.
  • In the menu that appears, click Add new catalog, as shown in the below image.

  • You will be presented with a form where you can add Catalog Name and Catalog URL.

  • Catalog Name can be set to whatever you please.
  • Catalog URL needs to be set to
    • Make sure to replace http:// with https://
    • Make sure to replace username and hostname with your service specific username and hostname.
  • Click OK to proceed.

  • You should now see your Calibre ebook library added at the bottom of the Net Library. In this example, we named it Calibre.
  • Click the Calibre icon to open your Calibre ebook library.

  • If done correctly, you should be presented with a login form to access Calibre-Web.
  • Log in with your service username and the password you previously set during the Calibre-Web installation.
  • Done!