What Librarians Are Saying…

AudienceKidsComments From Your Colleagues

“You are one of the easiest performers I have worked with–thank you for making the process so stress free!

Katie Zang – Cecil County Public Library – Elkton Library, MD

“Mike Rose’s show is pitch-perfect for the preschool and elementary crowd. His gets them eating out of his hand every time! Grown-ups love him too- we’ll definitely ask him back!”

Jill Hutchison – St. Mary’s County Library, MD

Mike kept the audience’s attention and wove humor and learning into a great program!”

Penny Talbert – Ephrata Public Library, PA

“We love having Mike come to the library; I always have a very happy group of kids whenever I book him to do a magic show. I also really appreciate that Mike advocates for books and Summer Reading Club!”

Marleena Young – Harrington Public Library, DE

“Mike Rose does an excellent job of captivating the interests and wonder of children of all ages, even adults! His humor is fresh and the program is well-paced for continuous engagement.”

Sarah Jane Miller – Rosedale Branch, BCPL

“Mike Rose’s magic show is awesome! The kids all got to join in the fun and learn a thing or two about what’s in the library to boot. Mike is always incorporating fun facts and theme ideas into his programs. We look forward to seeing him each year.”

Rose Perry – Bear Library, DE

“Mike Rose is Awesome!! We enjoyed every moment, laughing and learning is great fun! Thanks Mike!”

Laura Prophet – Seaford District Library, DE

“Mike never disappoints! BCPL hires Mike every summer because he builds his program specifically around the Summer Reading Club theme for each year. Almost all of our 19 branches schedules Mike every year because they know he consistently delivers a quality program. Mike is engaging, funny and knows how to handle a crowd.”

Kathy Casserly – Baltimore County Public Library, MD

“Mike puts on a first rate magic program and at the same time knows how to incorporate/adjust to the size of the audience and venue. Mike has great enthusiasm and is funny without at all being offensive. Adults and children of all ages will love Mike Rose! Also his price is very reasonable for public libraries.”

Barbara Keesey – Appoquinimink Community Library, DE

“This was my first time working with Mike. He was very personable and friendly. The kids were really excited about the magic show! We had the biggest turn out of the summer for his show. I enjoyed his humor and the way he incorporated visiting the library.”

Glynnis Flores – Huntingdon Valley Library, PA

“He’s awesome, extremely flexible, easy to work with, dependable, absolutely hilarious for both children and adults during the show, and very professional and good-natured in person.”

Allison Holbrook – Cecilton Branch Library, MD

“He is always a hit with the whole family. Both parents and children enjoy his jokes and magic.”

Tegan Conner – Wissahickon Valley Public Library – Blue Bell, PA

“I love the way Mike incorporates books and the use of the library into his program. We think his program is awesome!”

 Kathy Parker – Bridgeville Public Library, DE

“Mike has a wonderful rapport with the children and has a unique sense of humor!”

Dorota Jakubowska – Reston Regional Library, VA

“Patrons love all our Summer Programs, but Mike Rose’s Magic Programs are by far the favorite. Registration fills up fast and the room is packed. Kids and parents love his interactive program and talk about it long after the program is over. Definitely a favorite presenter!”

Carolyn Stepnitz – Perryville Branch Library, MD

“Mike has always been easy to work with, and we always have a good response to his program from the kids and parents. I keep calling him to come back, and with limited library programming funds, I know I’ll get a great program and a great deal!”

Melissa Killinger – Bosler Memorial Library, PA

“Mike presented a family show and was just as good with the adults as he was with the kids. I highly recommend him for audiences of all ages!”

Linden Gallagher – Paoli Library, PA

“The audience loves his magic and his humor. He comes on time and does a high quality performance.”

Amie Lee – Towson Branch Library, MD

“You know your audience and how to keep them entertained!”

Amy Lewis – Chesapeake City Branch Library, MD

“We had Mike do our opening event and what a fabulous choice! The program was 100% geared toward the summer reading theme and Mike incorporated into his program the importance of your library and even used books as props. He was engaging, funny and most of all everyone walked out with a smile on their face. Thanks Mike!

Maureen Norton – Bernards Township Library, Basking Ridge, NJ

 “Excellent program enjoyed by all ages and huge attendance for our branch.”

Patty McAllister – Edgewood Branch Library, MD

“This is a fun, informational, entertaining program with lots of group participation.”

Sally Fiske – Essex Library, MD

“Fantastic! Adults and kids of all ages enjoyed the show. We ask Mike to come back year after year and we always receive positive feedback from our patrons.”

Beth Wagner – Middletown Public Library, PA

“Mike entertained the whole audience– children and adults!”

Lin Scarpitti – Elsmere Library, DE

 “We had 478 people packed into our programming area and you kept their attention for the whole performance.”

Mary Alice Spiegel – Fredricksen Library – Camp Hill, PA

“Mike was very easy-going and adaptable to whatever space we had available for the

eight performances he did for us. He came with plenty of time to set up before the shows and did a great job interacting with the kids and parents as well as keeping them engaged throughout the show. Many parents were sure to let us know how much they and their children enjoyed the show.

Kellie J. Large – Cape May County Library, NJ

 “You will enjoy the program. He will be one of the best performers you have ever worked with.”

Brandi Miner – Lansdowne Library, MD


“Excellent magic program for kids incorporating the love of reading into the show.”

Michelle Stack – Reisterstown Library, MD

“Mike Rose consistently delivers a high quality performance.”

Stacey Varner – Wheaton Regional Library, MD

“Great tricks, of course, but the humor and rapport with the kids is what makes it special.”

Lynn Supp – Woodlawn Library, MD

 “You have an insight into how children will react.”

Dorothy Fisch – Frankford Library, DE

“Mike is so easy to work with, draws a large crowd of happy fans, and incorporates summer reading themes and books into his programs. Highly recommended!”

Julie Ranelli – Queen Anne’s County Free Library, Kent Island Branch, MD

“Mike Rose is an excellent entertainer who blends magic and learning and keeps the audience engaged.”

Robert Gatton – Calvert Library, MD

“Mike uses magic to entertain and teach the children with a good dose of humor mixed in! Wonderful!

Connie Wilson – Allegany County Library, MD

“I really appreciated how comfortable you were with the audience, even before the show began. You have a true understanding of what keeps the audience’s attention.”

Kristi Rinkenberg – Kent County Public Library, DE

“He’s so silly!”

Taylor – Age 4 (probably not a librarian… yet)

Contact Mike Rose Today

Phone: 1.443.226.9900

Email: Mike.Rose.Magic@verizon.net