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Library: Contact Library Staff

Marlene Power

Marlene Power

  • Library Director
  • Email:
  • Phone 905.648.2139 ext.4234
  • Education:
  • M.L.S. (1987) University of Toronto
  • B.A. Hons. (1985) Religious Studies, University of Waterloo

Contact Regarding:

  • Overall administration and planning
  • Collection development
  • Library instruction class sessions
  • Research assistance at the reference desk
  • In-depth research assistance by appointment
  • Donations, gifts to the library

Tricia Kok

Patricia Kok

  • Assistant Librarian
  • Email:
  • Phone 905.648.2139 ext.4265
  • Education:
  • M.L.I.S. (2004) Drexel University
  • B.S. Physical Therapy (1984) Northwestern University
  • B.A. Biology/Chemistry Group Major (1983) Calvin College

Contact regarding:

  • Technical services (cataloguing, library system & database administration, digitization, etc)
  • Interlibrary Loans
  • Research assistance at the reference desk
  • Collection Development
  • Supervision of daily operations in library technical services and circulation desk

I need Help with ...

For assistance with borrowing issues (renewals, library accounts, fines, loan periods, or course reserves), contact the circulation desk:

  • Telephone: 905.648.2139 ext. 4266 |

For research assistance, or help with WorldCat or any of the library databases, contact a librarian.  Students and faculty are welcome to drop in with research questions or set up in-depth research appointments with a librarian.  For self-directed research, consult the help available on the library website as well as the  subject & course guides produced by our librarians to help you use library resources effectively. 

The Research Assistance Desk is staffed by professional librarians during business (day-time) hours Monday to Friday.

Our librarians will gladly assist you with research questions and problems, either at the Research Assistance Desk or by phone or email. Telephone: 905.648.2139

  • Marlene Power: telephone ext: 4234 and email:
  • Patricia Kok: telephone ext:4202 and email:

Peter Turkstra Library,  Redeemer University College
777 Garner Road East | Ancaster, ON | L9K 1J4
Circulation Desk Telephone: 905.648.2139 ext. 4266 |

Jolene Veenstra

Jolene Veenstra

  • Circulation Supervisor
  • Email:
  • Phone 905-648-2139 x4266
  • Education:
  • M.A. (2006) English, Wilfrid Laurier University
  • B.A. (2005) English, Florida International University

Contact regarding:

  • Loan periods, Borrowing, Renewals
  • Library notices
  • Library accounts,  Fines
  • Course reserves
  • Supervising students working at Circulation desk

Jennifer deBlieck

Jennifer deBlieck

  • Library Technician
  • Email:
  • Phone 905-648-2139 x4264
  • Education:
  • B.Sc.Life Sciences (2002) McMaster University

Contact regarding:

  • Receiving, processing of library acquisitions
  • Maintaining subscriptions to databases, serials (journals, magazines)
  • Journal alert service to faculty (Table of Contents email notification)

Peter Turkstra Library,  Redeemer University College , 777 Garner Road East, Ancaster, ON, L9K 1J4, Canada
Circulation Desk Telephone: 905.648.2139 ext. 4266, Email: