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.

Demo Site

Test things out before you get started! A demo READsquared site is available if you would like to explore the application’s control panel before signing up. Enter NYAdminTest1 for both the username and password. You can also view the demo site’s user interface.

Need technical support?


For technical questions and support, check out the support knowledgebase or 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: March 8, 2024