The Karnatak University Library was established in 1950 along with the university on a small hall of Government Training College for men. Now it has independent building located behind "Gandhi Bhavan" surrounded by beautiful natural greenery. The building has a carpet area of 4030 sq. mtrs. It accommodates about 4 lakhs books in its four stack rooms and around 300 students at a time to read in the reading halls of the library. Library also provides reading facility for physically challenged student. A reading room near the entrance hall of library specially available for physically challenged users.