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Durham County Library Presents History of Durham’s Ar-Razzaq Islamic Center

Program: History of Durham’s Ar-Razzaq Islamic Center
Date: Saturday, August 19
Time: 3 p.m.
Location: Stanford L. Warren Branch Library, 1201 Fayetteville St., Durham, NC 27707
Cost: Free and open to the public

Durham, NC – Durham County Library presents History of Durham’s Ar-Razzaq Islamic Center on Saturday, August 19 at 3 p.m. at Stanford L. Warren Branch Library, 1201 Fayetteville St., Durham, NC 27707. This program is free and open to the public.

Join in a look back at the rich history of this local institution. Started in the 1950s, the Ar-Razzaq Islamic Center, formerly Muhammad’s Mosque #34, is one of the oldest Muslim communities in North Carolina. Naomi Feaste, Community Curator, and Katie Spencer, Curator, Museum of Durham History, will introduce this ongoing research project, and welcome stories about its development from the local community. Co-sponsored by the Museum of Durham History.

This program is sponsored by the Durham Library Foundation. For more information, call 919-560-0268 or visit DurhamCountyLibrary.org.

Durham County Library encourages Discovery, connects the Community and leads in Literacy. As a department of Durham County Government, the library furthers Goal 1 of the county’s Strategic Plan by enhancing cultural, educational and creative opportunities. For more information about the library, visit DurhamCountyLibrary.org.

Contact: Stephanie Bonestell
919-560-0151 or sbonestell@dconc.gov

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