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Current trends in libraries especially in the academic library require remote and boundary less access to library services and services. Mobile Technology has been recognized as the simple, single most embraced technology in the world. Applying this technological innovation will bring a lot of relief to users in Bayero University, Kano library and the University community in general. The study investigates the preparedness of Bayero University, Kano library to apply mobile technology for information services delivery. The population consisted of 11 staff from the library's automation unit, with only two of them being sampled. The research instrument used was an interview. The study shows that the staff agree with the impact and relevancy of the application of the service in the library. The study also revealed challenge with the application of the service such as Lack of committed of staff, lack of technical knowhow, poor of internet connection, lack of training. The study also recommends that the staff and Student at Bayero University, Kano Library should be educated about the benefits of using mobile-based library services for relevant information, Continuous training should be given to library staff in the application of mobile based- library services and Management should also develop strategy for the marketing of the mobile-based library services.