Bangladesh Bank Library


Keeping up with modern technology, 'Bangladesh Bank Library (BBL)' is one of the specialized libraries in the country with rich collection of books, journals, periodicals and other library resources. Ready to serve the stakeholders, bankers and researchers, BBL act as the 'Central Hub' for collection, organization and dissemination of knowledge that helps develop the economy and financial sector of the country.

History and Background

The library started its journey as 'State Bank of Pakistan Library' in 1962 with a single room, now occupies around 18000 square feet of area. In the course of time, after the liberation war in 1971, the then 'State Bank of Pakistan Library' translates into 'Bangladesh Bank Library'. Since its inception, BBL was a traditional library. Initiated in 2012, some structural development and automation process had been brought in BBL that makes BBL as one of the modern libraries in Bangladesh since 2016.


Bangladesh Bank Library envisions being a living repository for economic and financial development of the country, thereby serving banking community, development workers, researchers and stakeholders.


  1. To optimize human capital of Bangladesh Bank by satisfying their informational and recreational needs
  2. To collaborate with major libraries of home and abroad especially of Bank and Financial Institutions.
  3. To provide up-to-the-mark services to its clientele.
  4. To promote library as a knowledge and recreational center.

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