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 $350, travel may be added past 90 miles. Contact


Monty "live" playlist:



Tails and Tales! (Summer 2021)

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, interactive performance of original songs that feature furry friends, tell funny stories, and celebrate books and reading! Includes titles such as "Paws, Claws, Scales and tails," "Silly Song," and "The Cat Came Back." Great for kids age 4 to 11 and their families. 45 minutes. Contact


Oceans of Possibility! (Summer 2023)

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, OKGreat for kids age 4 to 11 and their families. 45 minutes.  Contact




All Together Now! (Summer 2024)

Sing-a-long songs! Great for kids age 4 to 11 and their families. 45 minutes.  Contact

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


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



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. $350, travel added past 90 miles. Contact


Check out Monty's many great reading songs!