The main library building has a seating capacity of 600 readers with a book stock of over 80,000 volumes. The facilities available include, a TV set and Video Cassette equipment and CD-ROM databases. The library also provides internet services, reference, interlibrary loan, user-education, orientation, online information services and photocopying. An extension of the library has been set up at the New Science Complex Building on the main campus, JKUAT Nairobi Centre, JKUAT Karen Campus, and Taita Taveta Campus.
The department Architecture has its own library with materials relevant to the training of Architecture. These range from journals, specialized knowledge text books, DVDs, and a compilation of students’ graduation reports and related works. Students and lecturers are encouraged to visit the departmental library.