About SIR

Serambi Ilmu Rakyat (SIR) is located at the Seventh Floor of Tower 1 Menara Kembar Bank Rakyat. It occupies an area of 13,789 sq ft and has a seating capacity of 500. The concept is based on Digital, 80% digital and 20% printed resources. Our motto is ‘Budaya Ilmu Budaya Rakyat’ which is ‘Clean and Simple Design with Digital Ambience’.

It is the Bank Rakyat’s social responsibility in improving the socio-economic status of the people of Malaysia through the generation of knowledge. The establishment of the SIR library is intended to increase knowledge among citizens of Malaysia, especially members of the bank, its employees and Yayasan Bank Rakyat sponsored students.

SIR Library is the digital library concept by using a comprehensive and up to date information technology system. SIR library is created to be a space for lifelong learning and become one stop center to rest and learn. SIR library provided the best place for use by all level of society from children, teenagers, IPT students, workers and seniors. SIR library provided user friendly library services with the strategic location with public utilities. SIR library covered with variety of collection and helping the entire user to find the solution in knowledge searching.

200 Lockers

There are 200 lockers provided by SIR Library. They are free of charge and available to Library users who need somewhere to leave their belongings whilst using the SIR Library.

25 PCs / Tablets / Headphones

The SIR Library provides 25 personal computers (PCs), tablet, and headphones for the SIR user. Computers are available on a first-come, first-served basis in the following areas and bring a USB drive or other type of memory device to save information.

3 Gintell Rest n Go

It is a long established fact that a reader will be distracted by content of a page when looking at its layout.

e-Reading Corners

SIR Library provided 3 touch screen PCs for Zinio E- Magazines and AsiaRead Library E- Books. Interesting and fun way to read e- magazines and e- books.

Photocopy Machine & Scanners

The library’s limited meeting room space is available whenever possible for the use SIR Library user for meetings and programs.

Public WiFi

All SIR Library locations offer free wireless access (Wi-Fi) in public areas at all times the library is open.

Self-Service Kiosk for ‘Borrowing and Returning’

SIR Library is introducing self-service kiosks for borrowing and returning. Try and have fun.

Library Catalog for Searching Items

The Library Catalog is awesome! Featuring responsive web design so that you can search the library catalog from your mobile devices on the go!