Simple Library Management System in PHP Free Source Code


The project is entitled Simple Library Management System developed in PHP Language. This is a Library management software for monitoring and controlling the transactions in a library. Since the project “Simple Library Management System” is developed in PHP, it is mainly focuses on basic operations in a library like adding new members, new books, and updating new information, searching books and members, and the facility to borrow and return books.

This Simple Library Management System was created using PHP, MySQL Database, Bootstrap, HTML, and CSS. The project has 2 types of user which are Admin/Librarian and the students. The librarian is in charge of managing the books and issuing books to students while the student can monitor the books issued to them. The student can register their system account at the public page. The system has a pleasant user interface and user-friendly functionalities.


Student Side :

  • Login
  • Books
  • Register

Admin Side

  • Dashboard
  • Manage Books
  • Add Books
  • Remove Books
  • Issued Books
  • Issue
  • Update
  • Reissue
  • View Books

How to Run


  • Download and Install any local web server such as XAMPP/WAMP.
  • Download the provided source code zip file. (download button is located below)


  1. Open your XAMPP/WAMP's Control Panel and start the Apache and MySQL.
  2. Extract the downloaded source code zip file.
  3. If you are using XAMPP, copy the extracted source code folder and paste it into the XAMPP's "htdocs" directory. And If you are using WAMP, paste it into the "www" directory.
  4. Browse the PHPMyAdmin in a browser. i.e. http://localhost/phpmyadmin
  5. Create a new database naming library.
  6. Import the provided SQL file. The file is known as library.sql located inside the Database folder.
  7. Browse the Simple Library Management System in a browser. i.e. http://localhost/lms/Source%20Code/ for the student side and http://localhost/lms/Source%20Code/admin for the admin side.

Default Admin Access:

Staff ID: E01
Password: 123


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Submitted byW.A.D (not verified)on Sat, 05/09/2020 - 11:54

Nice app.
Submitted byAnonymous (not verified)on Sat, 09/17/2022 - 08:39


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