The Central Library function as the primary information resource center and repository of ample Print and e-resources Resources for teaching, learning and research activities. Apart from textbooks and recommended reading materials prescribed for each course offered at the college, the library houses a growing collection of books, multi-volume reference works, dictionaries, encyclopedias, handbooks, and so on. Other resources include videos, CDs, Question papers, reports and rare books. In addition, the library also facilitates access to a number of magazines and e-journals through direct subscription and participation in consortia. The Library provides, in addition to the professional reading, a good amount of leisure reading and books for soft skills development. All subjects related to the college's academic and research programs have been included in the collection. Being fully computerized technology, it provides seamless access to many user-oriented services and e-resources round the clock.
The Central Library building is centrally located, well laid out, and aesthetically designed to make it an inviting place with the ambiance that is suitable for learning and scholarship. It has one reading room, one digital library cum faculty reading and discussion room. The Central Library has a sprawling space of about 4038 sq. ft., providing the right ambiance for reading and reflection. The library is the trinity of Learning Resources, Faculty/Students and the Library Staff. Library buildings have provision for both private and group studies, creating room for interaction, discussion and quiet studies. Enough space is provided for browsing and relaxed reading. Central Library is equipped with adequate number of guides for finding out resources easily by the users and the library has partially open access to its collection for all student, faculty and staff. Central Library have a fire detection alarm and firefighting systems installed.
The Bankura Sammilani College Central Library was automated in 2005 using Soul 1.0 ILMS, in 2012 it was upgraded to SOUL 2.0, In December 2021 it was migrated to more robust widely used open source ILMS “KOHA”. Library has adequate number of workstations to facilitate searching/accessing OPAC, e-resources, web browsing and for other academic works. BSC Library has installed the excellent ICT infrastructure with adequate bandwidth for fast and seamless access to the Internet.