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Purpose of the study was effective use of library service and facilities by teachers of pre-university colleges in Shivamogga district of Karnataka. The questionnaire method was used to gather primary data from teachers. Total 70 questionnaires were distributed to the pre-university college teachers and out of that 61 questionnaires were received with filled from the teachers. The major findings of the study was that 45 (73.80%) of pre-university colleges does not have permanent librarian and it has in-charge librarians. The study result shows that 39 (63.94%) in-charge librarians’ education qualification was MA Bed. Again the study found that 32 (52.45%) of pre-university colleges in Shivamogga district of Karnataka does not have own library buildings. According to the Teachers opinion about the grant received from state government fund was sufficient for the collection development of their libraries. The study suggested that to the concerned department i.e. is Pre-University Board should take action to the college libraries be updated, appointment of permanent librarians and provide reading materials.