Get ready to adventure through Bay Shore and Brightwaters this summer with our Adult Summer Reading Club! Beginning July 8th, create an account and log on to ReadSquared. Once you sign up, come to the Adult Reference Desk at the library to pick up your registration prize. You can earn a cooler tote or mini-Bluetooth speaker to take on all your summer adventures! Registration prizes are on a first come, first served basis and while supplies last. Throughout the summer log books online through ReadSquared to be entered to win our weekly raffles, including gift cards to venture out and try some of the hottest restaurants in town, as well as prize baskets from other local vendors! You will also be entered into our Grand Prize Drawing on August 26th!
The more you read the more raffles you earn!

(Preview our prize baskets below and see the full list of this years donors)

Weekly $20-$25 Gift Card Drawings to Local Restaurants & Cafe’s

Click on the image above, then select the logo of the establishment you’d like to explore and you’ll be taken to their webpage.

Our Weekly Prize Baskets, compliments of Bay Shore and Brightwaters’ fabulous local establishments!


Get BBQ inspiration from “Weber Greatest Hits” cookbook, grab your seasonings and tools and you’re ready to grill! Don’t forget your Bay Shore Brightwaters Library hat and apron to complete your look. Travel mug for refreshing beverages and tote bag to keep all your swag together!

Treat Yourself!

Includes a cozy sweatshirt from Nalu Dry Goods, an insulated travel mug to bring to Flour Shoppe Café and fill up using your gift card. Then travel down Main Street and use your gift card to Breathe Inspiring Gifts.


Includes a Gift Card to The LakeHouse and a LakeHouse hat to shade your eyes this summer!

Treat Yourself

Win gift certificates to The Hair Loft and Bloom Nail & Spa. As well as bath products to have spa night at home!

Cat Basket

In this Cat inspired basket you’ll find treats and toys for your feline friend, and a certificate for a complimentary examination at Twins Veterinary Hospital.

Dog Basket

Get ready for fun with your canine companion! Includes treats and toys for 4 legged pal, and a certificate for a complimentary examination at Twins Veterinary Hospital.

Treat Yourself!

Get a complimentary cut and blow out at Charisma Hair Salon in Brightwaters and then head around the corner to So Nice Nails! Includes products to treat yourself at home.

Our Grand Prize Baskets, compliments of Bay Shore and Brightwaters’ fabulous local establishments!

Virtual Coffee with a Friend!

Brew some Dunkin Donuts coffee or boil water for chamomile tea, fill your Bay Shore Brightwaters Library to-go mug, grab a biscuit and video call your favorite person on the Echo Show 8.

Reading Basket

Grab a coffee, in your library insulated to go mug, from Kismet Coffee and then head to pick up a new read from Barnes & Noble. Includes snacks and a Lands End Library tote bag!

Timeless Fun

Win a Citizen Watch from Gemaginations. Includes Lands End Library tote bag, Library insulated mug, Library apron and hat.

Shopping on Main Street

Get your nails done at Uniqe Nails in Brightwaters and then head over to Main Street for shopping at Willy Nilly Trading Company, Breathe Inspiring Gifts and Living clothing boutique.

Date Night!

Win a gift certificate toward a night out at Primi Italian Steak House! Includes a bottle of Montepulciano D’Abruzzo and two etched Primi wine glasses. (Must be 21+ with valid ID to pick up wine)

Photo Ready!

Time for a family portrait? Get your hair done at Andrew Stevens Salon and The Noble Savage Barber, snap a photo and receive custom canvas printing from Suffolk Printing.

Brunch Date for 2!

Grab your prosecco and head for a complimentary Brunch for Two at Captain Bills! (Must be 21+ with valid ID to pick up prosecco)