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.

Dyer Makers Studio

Join us for: Dyer Makers Studio on Thursday, May 23rd from 5pm – 8pm
~ Be an artist for a day and create your own wearable art! (scarf)
~ Experience the design process with the art of pure color.
~ All dyes are natural and extracted without the use of harmful chemicals.
~ Pure, vivid color you can feel and wear anytime of the year.
~All materials are included in each workshop.
~Classes vary in style and are filled with fun, laughter and interesting history.

Pre-registration required– you can sign up by calling 245-3518. If we are not open when you call please leave a message with your phone number so that we may call you back to confirm your spot. Space is limited so call soon to reserve your seat.

C’mon, you know you’re “Dyeing to Wear It”!
This event is being sponsored by the Brimfield Cultural Council

Planting Story Hour

Brimfield Public Library Children's Garden

Come help us make the Children’s garden out front look beautiful for Memorial Day! On Wednesday, May 22nd from 4:15pm – 5:15pm, we will be reading a story and then getting dirty outside in the garden!! Make sure to wear play clothes. Space is limited so please call the library at 245-3518 to sign-up. Overflow parking is next door at the Annex.

Irish Glasses Paint Party

Painted Irish Glasses

Get your drinking glass ready for St. Patrick’s Day! We’ll be painting glasses on Thursday, February 28th from 6pm – 8pm. Choose from different styles of glasses: Wine, stemless, pilsner, beer mug, mason jar mug, etc. Two glasses per person. Templates provided as well as all supplies, and step by step instruction. No experience necessary. Space is limited so call today (413-245-3518) to sign-up. We are not signing anyone up via Facebook. This is an Adult Only event. There is no admission fee, but there is a suggested donation of $5 per participant to help offset costs. This event is being sponsored by the Friends of the Brimfield Public Library, Inc.

Maggie the Clown

Maggie the Clown

Join us for a Maggie the Clown Performance on Tuesday, February 19th from 4pm – 5:30pm! The performance will include: a make-up demo, a little magic and juggling, and some balloon twisting. Space is limited to 15 children…ages 3+. Please call the library at 245-3518 to sign-up. Overflow parking is available at the Town Hall Annex.

Blind Date With a Book!

For the month of February at the Brimfield Public Library, check out our surprise books wrapped in red. Read the profile on the cover and take a chance! Will your blind date be hot or not? Rate your date at the end and return it to let us know!

Best Business Raffle!

The Friends of the Brimfield Public Library Best Business raffle is underway! Tickets are 1 for $1.00 or 7 for $5.00. The drawing is taking place on Saturday December 1st at noon. Winners need not be present.

Soup and Stew Recipe Swap

Beef stew
Join us for a Soup and Stew Recipe Swap on Tuesday, November 13th from 6:30-7:30. This is an Adults Only event … sign-up is required. We will email you on Thursday, November 8th with the number of participants so that you know how much to make. We will also need a copy of your recipe so that we can make copies for everyone prior to the 13th. When you sign up please message us with your email so that we can contact you. This event is limited to 20 participants.

Christine Corrow Art Show

Christine Corrow painting
Join us for local artist, Christine Corrow, as she presents her gorgeous artwork for all to see on Tuesday, November 6th from 6pm – 8pm. This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Brimfield Public Library, Inc. Overflow parking is available at the Town Hall Annex. Light refreshments will be served.