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.
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.
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 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.