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South East Nigeria is a Nigerian region primarily populated by rural farmers. According to the literature, there is a scarcity of research on provision of library information for climate change adaptation among farmers in order to improve agricultural products among rural farmers. As a result, this study looked into the sources of library knowledge needed by rural farmers to adapt to climate change. The study used descriptive survey research with a sample of 510 registered rural farmers in South Eastern Nigeria. The data was collected using a well-validated and trial-tested tool. Using the Cronbach alpha approach, the instrument's internal consistency reliability index was 0.97. To address the study questions, the data was analyzed using the mean as a descriptive statistic. The findings of the study showed that there is inadequate climate change adaptation library information provided to rural farmers, even when the library information is provided, they are provided late. Based on that, it was recommended among others that there should be timely dissemination of climate change adaptation library information for improved Agricultural output of rural farmers to booster their ability to adapt to climate change dynamism.