Friends of Kline

Back Row, L-R:
Jack Snodgrass (Friends Lifetime Member), Harold Cramer, Kathy Denton (President), Ginny Streckewald (Vice-President), Kathie Bard (Friends Member), Nan Cavenaugh, Michael Clater, Bob Alpert

Front Row, Seated, L-R:
Jo Sheppard, Pat Hassinger (Secretary), Darlene Kvaternik (Immediate Past President), Deborah Braxton (Treasurer)



Kline Library

  • Number of members: 46
  • Frequency of meetings: Monthly, except book sale months
  • Average number attending meetings: 6-10
  • Next book sale: TBA. Friends have access to the members-only preview sale the evening before the official sale start, from 5-7pm. You can even join the Friends when you walk through the door!
  • Where books are stored: Donated storage unit
  • Where sales are held: Paxtang Municipal Building, 3423 Derry Street, Harrisburg
  • Other regular & special Friends activities: newsletter; some adult, children’s, and family programs




Pop-up book sales

Front parking lot of Kline or in the Community Room

  • April 23
  • June 25
  • October 15
  • December 2 & 3


    Saturday, June 25
    Friends Pop-Up Book Sale and Chick-fil-A!
    Featuring a kids book giveaway, along with adult fiction and non fiction. Look for sale book topics focused on African-American and minority issues and authors, sports and health, travel and languages, and spiritual/inspirational works,  Chick-fil-A will be on hand with give-aways and supporting reading in our community! Come join us rain or shine!


    July 16
    Children's Festival
    Look forward to some summer fun, crafts, and activities at Kline!  Explore the exhibit "Art in Nature" on VanGo!, the traveling museum on wheels from the Susquehanna Art Museum. Engage with Library staff and our outreach vehicle, Marco, with STEM activities and Library materials. Enjoy a special visit from Chick-fil-A as the Chick-fil-A Cow will be on site to greet kids both young and old. There will be crafts, snacks, ice cream, and other treats throughout the day. Be on hand for the announcement of the reveal of Kline's cow statue name!

    Additional parking is available at the magisterial justice building next door (525 S. 29th Street) and also across the street.


    October 15
    Children's book give-away, book sale and antique bookmobile visit

    Kids will enjoy picking out some free books along with crafts, treats, and family activities in this fall and Halloween-themed event. Come in costume for even more fun!

    The pop-up book sale will feature adult fiction plus non-fiction items covering history and politics, biographies, and business & technology topics.


    >> Visit The Friends of Kline Facebook Page

    >> Click here to see a list of all upcoming Friends Events







    Kathy Denton - President
    717 364-4301


    Virginia (Ginny) Streckewald - Vice-President
    717 545-2179


    Pat Hassinger - Secretary
    717 503-7727


    Deborah Braxton, Treasurer
    717 234-4155


    Friends of Kline Library Facebook Page