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Public libraries are considered as peoples universities and can play a vital role in overall development of community they serve with the help of the resources and services. We have collected to data from the Scopus database for the period of 1971-2019. We have identified the trends in public libraries research, prominent authors who are involved in the research on public libraries issues and Y applied to evaluate the author’s contribution. Core journals and productive countries also determined and taken up the author supplied keyword analysis over decades. This work would be useful to the researchers who are working on the public libraries.