The Friends of the Brainerd Public Library's Brown Bag Lunch Author Series will host Grant Merritt to speak about his book "Iron & Water," at noon Monday, June 24, at the Brainerd Public Library.

"Iron & Water" is Merritt's memoir of his life's work on behalf of Minnesota's people and environment and also the story of a family significant in state history. Chronicling the discovery of vast iron deposits on the Mesabi Range and the fight to save Lake Superior and Minnesota's natural riches, Merritt reveals how individuals can change the world.

Attendees are welcome to bring a packed lunch or just enjoy the light refreshments provided. These presentations are sponsored by the Friends of the Brainerd Public Library through their volunteer and fundraising efforts.

For more information, contact the library at 218-829-5574 or visit the library's Facebook page at www.facebook.com/brainerdpubliclibrary.