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The Codrington Theological College Library




Codrington College Library plays a central role in the college with over 20,000 volumes, about 90 periodical subscriptions and a fledgeling multimedia collection to support the mission of the college. The library is also a specialised resource of theological materials for the Anglican Church [in the region].




The mission of Codrington College Library is to provide and manage information resources to support theological education and professional ministry training at the college and the informational needs of the wider church.

Library Collection

Main Library Collection

The Main Library’s collection is generally a lending collection and consists of print resources.  For borrowing information and procedures please refer to our access and circulation policy. There is also the Reference Section within the Main Library and includes general and subject-specific encyclopedias and dictionaries, the Sehon Goodridge Collection, Noel Titus  Collection along with Course Reserves, Periodicals, the West Indian Collection and Theses. All electronic resources are available here.   Materials from these collections are not normally allowed outside of the Library and are available for Reading Loan Only. On no account may WIC, Sehon Goodridge, Noel Titus or Reference material be removed from the Library.  The Loan period is short and the fines are high.

Sehon Goodridge Collection

The Rev. Canon Sehon Goodridge, B.D. (Lon), Hon. D.D. (Huron) 1971-1982

Sehon Sylvester Goodridge was an Anglican Bishop and author from Barbados.

He was born on 9 October 1937, educated at Harrison College, Codrington College, and King’s College, London and ordained in 1964. His first post was as a Curate in Castries, Saint Lucia, after which he was Chaplain of the University of the West Indies. Later he was the first West Indian (black) Principal of Codrington College and then Warden at the Cave Hill Campus, Barbados. His last appointment before elevation to the Episcopate as Bishop of the Windward Islands was Principal of the Simon of Cyrene Theological Institute.  An Honorary Chaplain to the Queen, he died on 28 December 2007.


The Library is open to all graduate and undergraduate students of the College, to all professional, academic, research and senior administrative staff of Codrington College.
Other persons requesting use of the Library for reading or reference purposes may be admitted as Outside Members at the discretion of the Senior Library Assistant and are normally required to pay membership fees.  Outside members may be permitted to borrow only in exceptional circumstances and will then be required to make a cautionary deposit of $145, of which $120 shall be refunded on satisfactory completion of the membership.
In order to check out material, Codrington College staff and students must have a valid Codrington College/UWI ID card for the duration of their membership.  
All lost ID cards should be reported to the Circulation Desk promptly.  A fee of $5 will be charged for replacing lost ID cards.

Opening Hours

The Main Library opening hours are:
During the Semester:
Mon-Thurs.  9:00 am – 7:00 pm
Fri.   9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Sat.   9:30 am – 1:30 pm
In the Summer Vacation:   
Mon-Fri. 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sat.   9:30 am – 1:30 pm
The Library is CLOSED on Public Holidays and on other days as advertised.

Gifts and Donations

The College Library welcomes gifts and donations of items which strengthen its collection and support the College’s research and teaching programmes. Gifts are reviewed by the Librarian for addition to the collection. Disposition of gifts not added to the collection is at the discretion of the Library.  Gifts are presumed to be given WITHOUT conditions. To make a donation to the Library please contact the Librarian/Principal or donate here.

Library Staff

Miss Beverley Barton

Library and Information Services Manager/Supervisor
beverley.barton@codringtoncollege.edu.bb ; librarycod@codringtoncollege.edu.bb
(246) 416-8063
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Miss Shakera Browne

Library and Information Services Clerk
shakera.browne@codringtoncollege.edu.bb ; librarycod@codringtoncollege.edu.bb
(246) 416-8065
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Miss Shonte Moore

Library and Information Services Clerk
shonte.moore@codringtoncollege.edu.bb ; librarycod@codringtoncollege.edu.bb
(246) 416-8065
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