New York State Library


READsquared is an online registration tool provided by the NYS Library to public libraries to support Summer Reading Programs statewide. The online portal offers a customizable interface to support online registration and connect participants with activities, book lists, challenges and more. It's also available for Android and iOS mobile devices. 


Get Started

Complete the sign up form to request a customized READsquared website. You will receive an email with administrative access when your website is ready in about 48-72 hours. If you are new to the product, visit the help menu in the column to the right to view training materials and submit questions.

READsquared Demos

Visit the READsquared homepage for recorded demos. If there are any libraries that would like to join a live demo or have further questions, they can email

Librarians can create a test participant account to see the READsquared patron experience. Remember, READsquared is highly customizable in both look, feel, and features.

Download the READsquared product flyer (PDF)

Need technical support?


The online READSquared knowledgebase provides answers to commonly asked questions, promotional tools, and specific instructions for all of the READsquared features.

For technical questions and support, contact READsquared. Contact the NYS Library for all additional questions.

READsquared SaaS – Data Security and Privacy

Summer Reading at New York Libraries is funded through the Federal Library Services and Technology Act, with funds awarded to the New York State Library by the Federal Institute of Museum and Library Services.

Last Updated: May 20, 2024