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Forum staff reports, Published January 26 2013

Library awarded Muslim Journeys Bookshelf

FARGO – The Fargo Public Library has been awarded a National Endowment for the Humanities Muslim Journeys Bookshelf, a collection of books, films and other resources that will introduce the history and culture of Muslims in the United States and around the world.

The Fargo Public Library is one of only 842 public, academic and community college libraries across the country selected to receive the grant.

The award provides two complete sets of materials, one for the main downtown library and one for the Dr. James Carlson Library. Each library will receive 25 books, three films and access for one year to Oxford Islamic Studies Online. The items will be available to the public starting March 1.

A complete list of materials included in the grant can be found at www.fargolibrary.org.