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Public libraries are the good vehicles for dissemination of information to the mass people. It is instrumental for social change. The primary goal of a public library is to serve the community for its well-being with optimum services. Due to the services for community development the public library is rightly termed as Arsenal of Democracy. This paper presents a theoretical picture of the role of Public library as Community Information Service Provider. It also discusses the role of public libraries in overcoming the Digital divide among the rural masses.