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TCC Library: Staff directory

Welcome to TCC's Pearl Wanamaker Library

This guide show the names and contact information for the library's employees.  Use the tabs in the box to the right to navigate 

Dean of Library & Learning Innovation, Interim

Dale Coleman, MLIS

Dean of Library and Learning Innovation


Library Hours for Summer Quarter ( June 21st - August 11th) 

  • Monday - Thursday from 8:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. 
  • Friday, Saturday, Sunday - Closed.
  • We will be closed on Monday, July 4th in observance of Independence Day.  

Library Staff

Front Desk Staff

Anh Tran

Circulation Supervisor



Madison Vernon

Circulation Assistant





Derick Alexander

Circulation Assistant


Technical Services Staff                                                       

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Oanh Tran   

Acquisitions and Cataloging


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Natalya Deshkina

Cataloging and Serials


Faculty Librarians

Faculty Librarians
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Rebekah Williams, MLIS

Department Chair | Faculty Librarian


Collection Areas
  • Reference Collection (generally)
  • Counseling
  • "Self help" for students
  • Sociology/Social Issues
  • History
  • Anthropology
  • World Languages
  • Fresh Start
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Melissa Adams, MLIS

Faculty Librarian


 Collection Areas
  • Science & engineering
  • Allied health:  EMC, Rad Tech, DMS, Resp Therapy
  • Math
  • Music
  • Education
  • Ethnic studies
  • Reading/Study Skills
  • Transitional Studies
  • Community Health​
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Heather Gillanders, MFA, MLIS

Faculty Librarian


Collection Areas
  • Human Services
  • Art
  • Religion
  • Nursing
  • HIT (full online program)
  • HIM (full online program)
  • Paralegal
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Jennifer Snoek-Brown, MSLS

Faculty OER Librarian


Collection areas:
  • English (Composition)
  • Literature
  • Humanities
  • Open Educational Resources (OER)
  • Philosophy
Adjunct Faculty Librarians

Christina DelliSante, MLIS

Part-Time Faculty Librarian


Elexa Moore, MLIS

Part-Time Faculty Librarian


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Chris Peters, MLIS

Part-Time Faculty Librarian


For Instructors/Faculty


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Amanda Demeter, MLIS

Library Archivist


Contacting the Library, Librarians, & Library Staff

Have a question, comment or feedback? The library's friendly front desk staff and librarians should be able to help you with any questions you may have. Please reach out at any of the contact options below. 

Front Desk
  • 253-566-5087
  • Or
Research Desk
  • 253-566-5134
  • Via AskWA 24/7 Librarian Chat (linked below)
Physical Location & Address:

The Pearl Wanamaker Library is located at Building 7 on the TCC campus

Tacoma Community College
6501 S 19th Street
Tacoma, WA 98466

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