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Fun Fact Friday: Hedgehogs vs. Porcupines

We have so many great new non-fiction books! From animals to space, there’s plenty to learn about. Every Friday we are going to feature three fun facts from a different new non-fiction book. This week’s fun facts are from “Hedgehog or Porcupine?” by Christina Leaf.

Want to check out the book? Place a hold on it at the link below:

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Horatio Recommends

Since you can never have too many hedgehog picture books, Horatio has helped us curate a list of all our most adorable ones. They are just waiting for you to check them out!

See a book that strikes your fancy? Click on the titles below to place a hold on it:

Spike & Ike Take a Hike
Twinkle Twinkle, Little Hedgehog
Porcupining: A Prickly Love Story
Hedgehog’s Secret
Hedgehog, Pig and the Sweet Little Friend
Hedgie’s Surprise
Hedgie Blasts Off
What Happened to Marion’s Book?
One Snowy Rescue
One Noisy Night
One Rainy Day

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Horatio Crossing!

Hiya! It’s Horatio here.

Guess what?


Just kidding! (for now…)

But seriously, I have some cool news:

the library has joined the Animal Crossing craze!

Pretty soon, you will be able to visit the library’s island

for some fun and exclusive content.

More information to come soon!


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Hedge and Go Seek!

Hidden hedgehog | Animals beautiful


Well yeah, it IS Saturday but guess what ELSE it is…

it’s the last day of National Library Week!

To celebrate we are playing a virtual game of hedge and go seek!

What’s that? You DON’T KNOW HOW TO PLAY?

Okay, here’s how:

  1. Click here and sign-up for The Great Hedgehog Hunt
  2. Look for the 12 hedgehogs hidden throughout the library’s website
  3. HAVE FUN!!!

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Hello from Horatio


Hello kids!

It’s Horatio, the hedgehog with a blog.

Boy, do the librarians and I really miss you!

I can’t wait to go back to playing and reading with you all.


Do you know what you can do at home???

YES! That’s right! YOU CAN READ!!!!

Here are some hedgehog approved e-books for you to read at home:

Picture Books:

I Want My Hat Back by Jon Klassen:

Julián Is a Mermaid by Jessica Love:

Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site by Sherri Duskey Rinker:

DC Super Friends: Batman!:

Step Readers:

Lucy on the Loose:

DC Super Friends- Flying High:


Pinkalicious and the Sick Day:

Chapter Books:

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone:

Big Nate and Friends:

Junie B. Jones is Not a Crook:

Magic Tree House-Dolphins at Daybreak:

Note: As of 5:35pm on April 6, 2020 all the titles listed above are available on Overdrive.