A Universe of Stories! Summer Reading Program

Our Summer Reading Program kicks off on Monday June 17th! Stop by the library to sign-up, get your reading log, a goody bag and make a rocket ship to go on our bulletin board! The children’s summer reading program is for children aged 3-12 and the teen summer reading program is for teens aged 13-17. Prizes will be awarded!

Summer Origami (Teen Program)

Join us on Tuesday, July 2nd from 5:30-7:00 for a teen origami event (ages 12-16). You will be making a plant box and filling it with beautiful flowers and birds! All materials will be provided. Please call the library at 413-245-3518 to sign-up.

Pastel Painting with Greg Maichack

Pastel crayons

Award-winning pastel artist Gregory John Maichack returns to the Brimfield Public Library from 5:30 -7:30p.m. on Thursday, June 27th to present his new adult workshop entitled, “Sail Away on the Craft of Pastel Painting.” This fun pastel painting workshop is designed for patrons from beginners to experienced artists.

Participants will experiment with hundreds of the artist’s professional grade pastels, pastel pencils, and pastel paper. All materials will be provided, and everyone who attends will get to take home his/her artwork.

Maichack is an experienced professional at teaching pastel techniques, as recognized by the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, the Massachusetts Cultural Council (MCC), and hundreds of libraries and local cultural councils.

Seating is limited, so registration is required. Call 413-245-3518 to sign-up. There is no charge to attend. This event is for participants aged 15 and older.

This program is supported in part by a grant from the Brimfield Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council. Additional funding was also provided by the Friends of the Brimfield Public Library, Inc.

Seed Saving Program

Seed Packets

Guess what we are doing at the BPL?! A Seed Saving Program! All you have to do is come in take out a few seed varieties, plant them, cultivate them, enjoy the fruits of your labor and at the end of the season harvest the seeds and return them to the library for others to use next year. Who’s interested?!

Page Turners Book Club

Book with flowersLooking for a book club to join? The Page Turners Book club reads popular fiction and other genres. They meet the 2nd Monday of the month from 6 – 7:30pm.  If you’re interested in signing up for the Page Turners Book Club or want to see the current book selection, please contact the library or stop in. Check out the Events calendar for the next meeting date.

Mystery Book Club


Are you a mystery buff? Our Mystery Book Club is always looking for new members! The club meets the second Thursday of every month unless otherwise noted. If you’re interested in signing up for the Mystery Book Club or want to see the current book selection, please contact the library or stop in. Check out the Events calendar for the next meeting date.

Knitting Club


Whether you’re an experienced knitter or a complete beginner, you’re welcome to come to join the Knitting Club at the library! The club meets every third Thursday of the month from 5:30-7:30pm unless otherwise noted. Both knitting and crochet are welcome. Bring a project that you are currently working on or get inspired to start something new! Check out our Events calendar for the next meeting.