Friends of the Mountains Branch Library host author Mary Ann Claud presenting her book, “The Whirlygig” as part of their final Books and Bites program for the year at Lake Lure Inn, Thursday, September 14, 11:00 am. The cost for this event is $25, lunch included. Please call the Mountains Branch Library at 828-287-6392 to make reservations. Checks made payable to “Friends of the Mountains Branch Library” can be mailed to the library at 150 Bill’s Creek Rd., Lake Lure, NC 28746.