UNION, NJ - Vauxhall native and author Mwatabu "Baba" Onantah will be the special guest at an "Adult Meet the Author" event at the Vauxhall Branch Library on Wednesday, October 9.

Okantah, formerly known as Wilbur "Smitty" Smith, Jr., is an Associate Professor of Pan-African Studies and Director of the Ghana Study Abroad program at Kent State University.  He is the author of several published books, including his newly released book of poems, "Guerrilla Dread:  Poetry for Hearts and Minds".  

The event will begin at 7:00 p.m.  Registration is requested.  Visit the library or call 908-851-5451 to reserve your seat.  The Vauxhall Branch Library is located at 123 Hilton Avenue, Vauxhall.