Our Mission: To educate and help eliminate misinformation about Islam and Muslims. Below: John Esposito, Professor of International Affairs and Islamic Studies, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C. signs his books (2015); Sunday class for new Muslims; a regular library patron uses the computer lab.
Iqra Library was built in 2009 and houses a collection of more than 8,000 items on Islam, including books, CDs and children's books. We are a non-profit entity operating under the umbrella of the Islamic Foundation of Greater St. Louis. Our goal is to offer information and knowledge on Islam to the general public; membership is required to check items out. Current membership is $10 per year. Valid and current ID must be provided to become a member, as well as local residency status.
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