Alastair Moock is a 2013 GRAMMY Nominee, three-time Parents’ Choice Gold Medal Winner, and recipient of the ASCAP Joe Raposo Children’s Music Award. He performs all over the country – at theaters, clubs, festivals and, of course, libraries. Moock loves libraries!

In addition to his standard social-justice-oriented library program for all ages, Moock also has a number of more detailed educational programs for specific age ranges. Read more about those here.

And check out this song and video all about reading and libraries written by Alastair and his bibliophile daughter (all proceeds of which benefit the Mass Literacy Foundation).


Assembly“If you’re looking for a uniquely wonderful program for all ages which celebrates diversity, inclusion, history and fun, Alastair Moock is your choice! An excellent musician and engaging singer, Alastair creatively blends original and traditional songs which will delight 3 year olds and up, as well as move and charm their adults… Highly recommended!”
– Corinne Fisher, Head of Children’s Services, Reading Public Library

“Alastair is the perfect mix: engaging original music for kids and adults, a contagious sense of fun, and an absolutely amazing voice. We are so lucky he does library shows!
– Nancy Boutet, Head of Youth Services, J.V. Fletcher Library

“5 star recommendation! Alastair performed here Tuesday night and was terrific. We especially loved the songs and stories of diversity and community. He sized up the crowd and was able to mix up the concert with something for every age.”
– Marianne Stanton, Head of Children’s Services, Melrose Public Library

We Shall Overcome“Alastair visited us for a sing-along and his lively demeanor had everyone participating. Adults and kids alike were having a rocking good time, swaying and clapping along, and the kids all wanted to give him high fives when the program was over. His music was a joy to hear and we look forward to having him back again.”
– Maija Meadows Hasegawa, Youth Programs Librarian, Boston Public Library

“We had Alastair for our summer kick off and had an excellent turn out. I especially liked that his performance worked for a wide age range –– we advertised it as 6 and up but even younger children enjoyed the show. He’s great to work with”
– Katelyn White, Youth Services Librarian, Newbury Town Library

“We were very fortunate to have Alastair grace our library’s lineup of musical performances this summer. He incorporates a gentle yet powerful combination of folk music and stories that not only engage his audience, but also encourage an awareness and understanding of people from all walks of life. He exudes patience, friendliness and ease with our youngest library visitors, and family members of all ages leave his show equal parts amused, entertained, and even moved… An absolute highlight of our season!”
– Nicole Claire, Children’s Librarian, Gleason Public Library

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Mass Library Performances (Partial List)

Acton Memorial Library (Acton, MA)
Ames Free Library (Easton, MA)
Belmont Public Library (Belmont, MA)
Beverly Public Library (Beverly, MA)
Boston Public Library / Allston Branch (Boston, MA)
Boston Public Library / Jamaica Plain Branch (Boston, MA)
Boston Public Library / Main Branch (Boston, MA)
Burlington Public Library (Burlington, MA)
Cambridge Public Library / Main Branch (Cambridge, MA)
Cape Cod Youth Services Librarian’s Roundtable (Sandwich, MA)
Chelmsford Public Library (Chelmsford, MA)
Cotuit Library (Cotuit, MA)
Eldredge Public Library (Chatham, MA)
Fiske Public Library (Wrentham, MA)
Fitchburg Public Library (Fitchburg, MA)
Gleason Public Library (Carlisle, MA)
Groton Public Library (Groton, MA)
Hamilton-Wenham Public Library (Hamilton, MA)
J.V. Fletcher Library (Westford, MA)
John F. Kennedy Presidential Library (Boston, MA)

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Jones Library (Amherst, MA)
Lincoln Public Library (Lincoln, MA)
Medford Public Library (Medford, MA)
Melrose Public Library (Melrose, MA)
Nantucket Athaneum (Nantucket, MA)
Nevins Library (Methuen, MA)
Newbury Town Library (Byfield, MA)
Norfolk Public Library (Norfolk, MA)
Peabody Institute Library (Peabody, MA)
Reading Public Library (Reading, MA)
Reuben Hoar Library (Littleton, MA)
Robbins Library (Arlington, MA)
Somerville Public Library / Main Branch (Somerville, MA)
Somerville Public Library / West Branch (Somerville, MA)
Stoughton Public Library (Stoughton, MA)
Thomas Crane Public Library (Quincy, MA)
Tufts Library (Weymouth, MA)
Turner Free Library (Randolph, MA)
Waltham Public Library (Waltham, MA)
Wilbraham Public Library (Wilbraham, MA)
Watertown Free Public Library (Watertown, MA)

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For booking inquiries and further info, please contact Stephanie Rothschild by email or at 212-421-0592.

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Check out a song and video we made for the Mass Literacy Foundation!

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