Learning resources

The Woodstock School Learning Resource Centres (aka Libraries and Computer Labs) are the school's gateway to 21st century information resources and information-using tools. Combining the traditional library collections and services with up-to-date computer labs and internet-accessible resources, the LRC is able to provide students and staff with both the information itself and the tools needed to manipulate and share it. Access to the collections, as well as to selected websites, is through the new graphic-friendly catalogue, known as KBOLT, the "Knowledge Branch of the Lyre Tree."

The LRC offers a full range of facilities to both the Junior School and the Senior School, be it a place to study in groups or alone, a computer classroom, or an afterschool "hang-out". Recreational reading at all levels is encouraged with a wide assortment of popular books, newspapers and magazines.

Faculty & Support Staff

Sarah Colwell Senior School Librarian

Sarah Colwell received her Master of Library Science degree from Columbia University and has an undergraduate background in philosophy and religion. She has also done formal studies in anthropology, linguistics, couture fashion design, trauma psychology, public health education and human physiology. Most of her professional experience has been in corporate and legal information services in New York City. She has also worked as a database analyst, costume designer, medical librarian, writer/editor and merchant mariner. For five years she helped to direct an advanced study program for primary school children in Tokyo. Her wide ranges of interests and enthusiasm for travel and service have taken her to many parts of the world. Sarah came to Woodstock from Taos, New Mexico

Mr. Raveen Vasudeva

Raveen Vasudeva is the Instructional Technology Coordinator and Computer Literacy teacher in the Senior School. Raveen was the Computer Applications Teacher for the Quad School. He came to us with a wealth of experience in the business world, as well as in computer education.

Ms. Meenu Khan

Meenu Khan is the Junior School Librarian. She has advanced degrees in Library Science and worked in a variety of libraries before joining WS in 2005.

Mrs. Subhashini Timothy

Subhashini Timothy is a Library Assistant in the Senior School LRC, in charge of circulation and magazines. Although her formal education is in Public Administration, she has been a part of the LRC team since 1994.

Mrs. Esther Arthur

Esther Arthur is a Library Assistant in the Senior School, with responsibility for processing and publicizing new materials. She came to Woodstock in 1990 from Bangalore.

Mrs. Rahima Thomas

Rahima Thomas is the Library Assistant for the Junior School, having joined us in 2006. Her original training was in office administration; she recently completed her B.Lib.


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