The DeKalb County Public Library and the Marist School are the 2013 recipients of the Islamic Speakers Bureau of Atlanta annual Building Bridges Awards.

The bureau presents the awards annually to individuals and organizations in the metro Atlanta area who have made significant contributions toward interfaith and multicultural understanding while partnering with the orgnization.

The awards dinner will take place on Nov. 2 at the Atlanta Marriott Perimeter Center.

The DeKalb County Public Library is part of a national effort to offer a “Muslim bookshelf,” providing books, film and other resources about Muslims in the U.S. the bureau said. The Marist School invited the ISB to provide regular speakers to talk about the Muslim community.

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