Patrick McDonnell at the Princeton Children's Book Festival

Art at Home: Join Patrick for ‘Book Jam,’ Hosted by the Princeton Children’s Book Festival, on September 12

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Are you seeking a social distancing-friendly way to add some fun to your family’s schedule? You’re in luck! The Princeton Public Library is hosting “Book Jam,” a special virtual presentation of the Princeton Children’s Book Festival, on Saturday, September 12 from 11AM to 5PM EDT.

Patrick will appear in the “Illustrator Sketch-Off (Part One)” at 11AM EDT. In this fun and creative event hosted by Ruth Chan of The Great Indoors, viewers can submit prompts for a panel of beloved illustrators to draw in one- and two-minute intervals. Watch Patrick, along with If You Come to Earth‘s Sophie Blackall and Donut Feed The Squirrels Mika Song sketch in action!

Ready to see what kind of drawings they create on the spot? Get your suggestions prepared and tune in this Saturday.

Interested in learning more about what to expect during the event? The complete schedule, complete with 10 sessions for book lovers of all ages, is available here.

Gather around with the family and join in on the fun! Just click here to reserve your spot. See you there!

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