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Winter Reading

Where Do I Sign Up For Winter Reading?

Starting January 4th, you can create or update an  account through centralisliplibraryny12.readsquared.com or by using the READsquared app on a mobile device. You may use the same account you used this summer to register! 

We will also have paper slips at the Adult, YA, or Children's Desks if you prefer to log your reading the old fashion way! 

Where Can I Download The READsquared App?

Why Should I Register Online?

  • Quickly log reading points on your own schedule
  • Log points to be eligible for different reading prizes
  • Access bonus features
  • Discover reading lists
  • Create your own reading wish lists
  • Write a book review
  • Keep track of past items read
  • Play a wide variety of games
  • Complete different missions

Why Is An Email Required?

The email is required to notify participants about updates and used for the raffle prize contests.

How Many Programs Are There?

Three! We have an Adult, Young Adult, and Children's program!

adult winter reading

Adults, Ages 18+: For every book read, you will be entered into the weekly drawing for a gift card. To enter the drawing, write a review in the app. We will also have book review cards at the Adult Reference Desk if you prefer to log your reading the old fashion way!


Ya Winter Reading

Young Adults, Ages 12-17: After reading a book, write a review online or fill out a raffle card at the Young Adult Services desk to be entered into the weekly raffle. Each week will feature a different prize! Happy Reading!

Childrens winter reading

Children, Ages 4-12: Help us uncover the mystery image on our sticker chart by reading! For every book read, we will add 5 stickers to our chart and you will gain an entry to our Grand Prize Raffle! Complete activities on Readsquared to gain bonus entries!


Can I Use A Paper Log?

The primary way to log reading for prizes is to use READsquared online. You can also contact the library for assistance with logging points or to request a paper log.  

For The Children's Department: 631-234-9333 ext. 6 

For The YA and Adult Departments: 631-234-9333 ext. 5


Frequently Asked Questions:

Who can participate?
Anyone ages 4+!

Can I count books that I read on my computer or e-reader?
Of course! It’s all the same to us.

Can I count time that I spend reading to my kids?
For sure! We love when you read to your kids!

Can I count audiobooks?
You bet!

Can I join the program after its official start date?
You bet! Anyone can join in at anytime

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