Library Programs

Monty Harper's songs celebrate books, reading, and libraries, tell stories, and engage kids and families with plenty of participation. He's available year-round and his summer programs support the CSLP reading themes. He has performed for hundreds of library audiences since 1990 in Oklahoma, Texas, Kansas, Arkansas, and beyond. Great concert! The kids and parents loved it! Highly recommended! - Susan Huddleston, Wamego Public Library, Wamego, KSMonty is an audience favorite and returns year after year to many locations. He is happy to travel and will negotiate with systems for multiple bookings. Program fee starts at $300, travel may be added past 90 miles. Contact


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Ready, Set, Read! (Summer 2016)

Monty's concerts were an excellent fit for our summer reading program - entertaining and enjoyable. - Tara McCleod, Crawford County Library System, Van Buren, ARMonty Harper gives an energetic performance of original songs that will have you moving and grooving in celebration of books and reading! Features titles such as "Reading Makes Me Want to Dance Out Loud," "Roundy Round," "You're a Dinosaur," and "The Cat Came Back." Great for kids age 4 to 11 and their families. 45 minutes. Contact


Build a Better World (Summer 2017)

This is what children's music should be - fun and silly, but respects children's intelligence and creativity. - Annie Emmons, Metropolitan Library System, Oklahoma City, OKMonty performs original songs that look to the future and celebrate books and reading! Features titles such as "Imagine That," "Wind Energy," and "Take Me to Your Library." Great for kids age 4 to 11 and their families. 45 minutes.  Contact


Songwriting Workshops

(adults / teens / upper elementary)

Monty is a professional songwriter with many years experience teaching songwriting in elementary classrooms. He can help any group sharpen their songwriting skills. Add a one to two hour workshop to a performance for $150 - 200 or ask about setting up a songwriting club! Contact


Monty will have the kids humming all the way home - Victoria Barnett, Bay Minette Public Library, Bay Minette, AL


Sing-Along Slumber Party

Monty in PJsInvite your young patrons to wear their PJs, bring a blanket and a stuffed buddy, and camp out on the floor with their parents for a fun evening program. PK-5th and families. $300, travel added past 90 miles. Contact


Check out Monty's many great reading songs!

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Upcoming Shows

  • Jun 3
    Geary Public Library,  Geary
  • Jun 5
    Emporia Public Library,  Emporia
  • Jun 6
    Hollis Civic Center,  Hollis

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