Pastel Painting with Greg Maichack

We are once again hosting award-winning pastel artist Gregory Maichack! He will be presenting an Adult hands-on workshop entitled, “The Rose: How to Pastel Paint” on Thursday, April 13th from 5:30pm – 7:30pm. This pastel painting workshop is designed for sheer beginners to experienced artists.

Space is limited to 12 participants so please email the library at or call 413-245-3518 to reserve your spot. All the materials are provided for you. That’s right! All participants will be provided pastels, pencils, and pastel paper, in this fun pastel painting workshop!

This event is being co-sponsored by the Brimfield Cultural Council and the Friends of the Brimfield Public Library, Inc.

Virtual Cooking Program with the Food Explorers

Join Food Explorers for two different virtual cooking events on March 13th and March 20th! On March 13th, learn to make a homemade S’mores Pie! This event is being held on Monday, March 13th at 6pm. You’ll be making your crust, filling and topping all by yourself and have a delicious dessert to serve your family. You’ll need an electric mixer and the following ingredients: 1 box graham crackers, 2 sticks butter, 1 package Jello Instant Chocolate Pudding Mix, 3 cups milk, 1 pint heavy cream, 1/4 cup powdered sugar and optional mini marshmallows and vanilla extract.

On March 20th, learn to make no-bake Taco Pizzas! This event is being held on Monday, March 20th at 7pm. These easy and delicious mini pizzas make the perfect after school snack or quick dinner. You’ll need the following ingredients: round naan bread (ex. stonefire brand) and any of the following optional ingredients: 1 can refried beans, 1 bunch cilantro, 1 jar salsa, 1 pepper, 1 red onion, 1 bag shredded Mexican cheese, 8oz sour cream, 1 lime, 1 avocado, 1 pint cherry tomatoes, romaine lettuce and/or 1 can beans. These pizzas are designed to be no-bake however they could be gently heated in the oven to be served warm.

These classes will be conducted using Zoom, are for children ages 7+, and is limited to 10 families. Please call 413-245-3518 or email the library at to sign-up. Once your family has signed up we will email you the zoom link.

This event is being sponsored by the Friends of the Brimfield Public Library, Inc.

Mystery Buffs Book Club

Are you a mystery buff? Our Mystery Buffs Book Club is always looking for new members! We will be discussing our latest mystery discoveries and our favorite authors. We welcome you to join us in the Murder, Mayhem, and Crazy conversations!! If you’re interested in signing up for the Mystery Buffs Book Club or want to see the current book selection, please contact the library or stop in. The book club usually meets once a month. Ask us when the next meeting date is, or check out our Events calendar.

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 second Thursday of the month from 5:30-7:30pm unless otherwise noted. Both knitting, crochet and sewing 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. This Knitting Club is for adults.