Tess Prendergast

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Tess Prendergast
Vancouver Public Library


  • Children's Literature
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  • Young Adult Literature
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  • Youth Services
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  • Recent Posts

    Online DocNovember 2014 meeting minutes 3 years 3 months ago
    Online DocMeeting Minutes October 2014 3 years 3 months ago
    Online DocMeeting Minutes August 2014 3 years 3 months ago
    DiscussionMeeting Agenda for March 26, 2014 3 years 11 months ago


    Tess has spent the last 20 years working in public libraries in Canada. She is currently finishing a PhD in early literacy. You can read more about her research on her blog at www.inclusiveearlyliteracy.wordpress.com and you can see some samples of her approaches to storytime on her program blog www.storytimesbytess.wordpress.com.


    Current Work
    Vancouver Public Library (Public Library)
    Children's Librarian
    Vancouver Public Library
    Children's Librarian


    Bachelor of Arts, English Literature
    University of Regina

    Master of Library and Information Studies , Library and Information Studies
    University of British Columbia

    Doctor of Philosophy (ABD) , Language and Literacy
    University of British Columbia