Libraries play a crucial role in addressing users ‘ data requirements. The librarians and libraries therefore need to apply ICT in their daily library operations, taking into account the significance and roles that it plays in the dissemination of data. Effective application of ICT in library activities helps the librarians to carry out their duties and services effectively and efficiently. In contemporary librarianship, this article evaluated the need for ICT implementation. It describes the library impacts of ICT and ICT profits. It went on to see ICT as a revolutionary trend rather than as an instrument. This paper went further to assess the application of ICT in libraries as a window of opportunity, the factors that affect information technology in modern librarianship.