Library Information

A highly professional library has been built-up specially to cater to the needs of the banking and financial sector. There are about 24,000 books in the library and the institute subscribes to about 200 domestic and foreign journals, magazines and other periodicals. Besides, the library receives different types of financial and economic literature, statistical bulletin and newsletters published by concerned govt. organizations, Central Bank, financial institutions, academic, research and training institutes in Bangladesh and abroad. The library is available for use by the faculty members and other employees of BIBM, the trainees and students enrolled in any program of BIBM. It is also available for use by the Associate Members (open to member and bank employees only). The Associate Members however, cannot borrow any book. BIBM Library has exchange program with some libraries under which it can bring different books as per demand of the readers. The Library timing for the readers is from 9 am to 8 pm on all working days, but for Friday and Saturday, the timing is from 9 am to 3 pm. The library remains closed on other government holidays.

Books: The books of following discipline are collected and preserved for BIBM library: Economics, Finance, Banking, Accounting, Business, Management, Marketing, Law, Computer Science, Agriculture, Research, Education, Psychology, Statistics, History, Geography, English and Bengali Fiction etc. and Dictionaries on various disciplines.

Encyclopedia: Encyclopedia of Britannica, Encyclopedia of Americana, Encyclopedia of Social Sciences, Encyclopedia of Management, Encyclopedia of Banking and Finance, Encyclopedia of Islam, etc. are kept in the library.

Journals (Foreign and Local): Journal on Economics, Banking, Accounting, Management Training, NGOs, Computer Science, etc. are subscribed for the library.

Other Publications: Annual Reports of various Banks and Financial Institutions, ADB, IMF & the World Bank Reports, Govt. Publications (mainly govt. gazettes) are kept in the library. The publications mostly related to financial sector. BIBM course materials, seminar papers and background materials of workshops are also preserved in the library.

Membership Categories: BIBM library has different categories of members as noted below:

Faculty Members, BIBM
Officers, BIBM
Other employees, BIBM
a.) Trainee Officers of training courses & workshops,
b) Students of the Masters in Bank Management (MBM) Programme
c) Students of the Evening Masters in Bank Management (EMBM) Programme.
Associate Membership: BIBM Library offers associate membership facility only to the Bank Officers of various Banks and Financial Institutions by paying an annual membership fee Tk.100.

Eligibility to Access the Library Facilities – Entitlement of Books:

Sl. #

Membership Category

No. of Books entitled to borrow



Faculty Members, Bangladesh Institute of Bank Management


30 days


Officers, Bangladesh Institute of Bank Management


15 days


Other employees, Bangladesh Institute of Bank Management


7 days


a) Trainee Officers of training courses & workshops


Limited up to the course duration

b) Student of MBM


15 days

c) Student of EMBM


15 days


Associate Members are not entitled to borrow books or any library materials.

Members of the Institute

  • Bangladesh Bank
  • Sonali Bank Limited
  • Janata Bank Limited
  • Agrani Bank Limited
  • Rupali Bank Limited
  • Pubali Bank Limited
  • Uttara Bank Limited
  • Bangladesh Krishi Bank
  • Bangladesh Development Bank Limited
  • AB Bank Limited
  • National Bank Limited
  • Eastern Bank Limited
  • United Commercial Bank Limited
  • Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited
  • IFIC Bank Limited
  • Rajshahi Krishi Unnayan Bank
  • Standard Chartered Bank
  • Dutch-Bangla Bank Limited
  • Mercantile Bank Limited
  • ONE Bank Limited
  • Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited
  • National Credit and Commerce Bank Limited
  • Trust Bank Limited
  • Southeast Bank Limited
  • Social Islami Bank Limited
  • The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited
  • Standard Bank Limited
  • Export Import Bank of Bangladesh Limited
  • Mutual Trust Bank Limited
  • BASIC Bank Limited
  • Jamuna Bank Limited
  • Bank Asia Limited
  • First Security Islami Bank Limited
  • The City Bank Limited
  • Prime Bank Limited
  • Dhaka Bank Limited
  • Investment Corporation of Bangladesh
  • Bangladesh Commerce Bank Limited
  • BRAC Bank Limited
  • The Premier Bank Limited
  • Shahjalal Islami Bank Limited
  • State Bank of India
  • Habib Bank Limited
  • Commercial Bank of Ceylon PLC
  • Bank Alfalah Limited
  • Citibank, N.A.
  • National Bank of Pakistan
  • South Bangla Agriculture and Commerce  Bank Limited
  • Meghna Bank Limited
  • Woori Bank
  • NRB Commercial Bank Limited
  • Union Bank Limited
  • The Farmers Bank Limited
  • NRB Bank Limited
  • Shimanto Bank Limited
  • Bangladesh House Building Finance Corporation
  • Non Member NBFI