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Libraries and Samples

Client libraries make it easy to use the Books API in your favorite language!

Books API client libraries

We have developed a client library written specifically for the Books API.

Language Google Books Client library name Public repository Required Dependencies
Java Google Books Client Library for Java Download Google APIs Client Library for Java

Google API client libraries

We also offer generic Google API client libraries that you can use with Books API.

The Google API client libraries, which are available in a number of popular programming languages, make it easy to use the Books API.

In the tables below, the first column shows each library's stage of development (note that some are in early stages), and links to documentation for the library. The second column links to available samples for each library.

Documentation Samples
Google API Client Library for Java Java samples
Google API Client Library for JavaScript (beta) JavaScript samples
Google API Client Library for .NET .NET samples
Google API Client Library for Objective-C Objective-C samples
Google API Client Library for PHP (beta) PHP samples
Google API Client Library for Python Python samples

These early-stage libraries are also available:

Documentation Samples
Google APIs Client Libraries for Dart (beta) Dart samples
Google API Client Library for Go (alpha) Go samples
Google API Client Library for Node.js (alpha) Node.js samples
Google API Client Library for Ruby (alpha) Ruby samples

Featured samples

Often, the easiest way to learn how to use an API is to look at sample code. The tables above provide links to some basic samples for each of the languages shown. This section highlights some additional interesting samples for the Books API.

Language Featured samples API version
Java 1.0