072713 Book It! 5K Road Race set for August 31 (140)

MEREDITH —The Friends of the Meredith Library will host the second annual Book It! 5k, Bookworm and Inchworm races on Saturday, August 31 at Community Park on Main Street.

Runners and walkers can register online at meredithlibrary.org/bookit.html or at active.com.

This is a morning for the entire family with prizes, food and entertainment. Groups of five or more can compete in a team challenge.

Fitness Edge, Chippers Inc., Metrocast, Overhead Door Options and Dead River Company are the first sponsors this year. Additional sponsors are welcome.

Funds raised support library programs and activities, including summer reading, New Hampshire Humanities Council speakers and Genealogy Cub. The Friends also provide library patrons with passes to the Squam Lakes Natural Science Center, Castle in the Clouds and various museums.