Enjoy crisper text with 60% more pixels on our most advanced eReader. With a no-glare screen and higher resolution, reading indoors and out is easier than ever.
NOOK's latest GlowLight® is easy to adjust and provides a more evenly dispersed light for a perfect reading experience in dim light or total darkness.
Carry All Your Books With You
NOOK GlowLight holds up to 2,000 books, so you'll never be without a great read. Need something new? Shop right from your NOOK and download books in seconds with built-in Wi-Fi.
Our Lightest, Most Comfortable eReader
NOOK GlowLight is ultra-slim and 18% lighter than NOOK Simple Touch®. Featuring a soft-touch trim and rounded corners, it fits easily into the natural curve of your hand.
Choose from over 3 million books – including a million FREE titles – as well as magazines, and newspapers. Get instant access to popular lists and personalized recommendations from Barnes & Noble experts.
Customized Fonts for Easy Reading
Six stunning fonts optimized exclusively for NOOK combine the art of monotype with the latest technology, ensuring each character is fine-tuned to be as sharp as on the printed page.
New Display - Now More Durable
With a new top layer material and lamination process, NOOK GlowLight's display stands up to keys, pens, and anything else you might carry with you.
Amazingly Long Battery Life
You can read for up to 8 weeks on a single charge¹, making it easy to take your NOOK everywhere. It's perfect for travelling – and you don't even have to pack your charger.
Borrow and Share Books for FREE
With NOOK GlowLight you can borrow books from your local library for free. Plus, our LendMe® feature makes it easy for you to share your favorite books with other NOOK owners.
In-Store NOOK Support - Always FREE
Visit any Barnes & Noble and receive FREE, in-person support to help you get started, organize your library, or discover your next great read.
Read for up to 8 weeks on a single charge (with GlowLight on at default brightness or off and wireless off)1
Rechargeable battery (installed)
Charge via USB from a computer (Charging time: approximately 4 hours from computer)
Our Highest Resolution E Ink® Display
Resolution: 758 x 1024
6-inch touchscreen with infrared touch technology and E Ink® Pearl Display
Built-in, anti-glare screen film for easy reading - even in bright sun
Adjustable text sizes and font styles
Download books instantly
Wireless connectivity via Wi-Fi (802.11b/g/n)
FREE Wi-Fi in all Barnes & Noble stores and 30,000 AT&T® hotspots nationwide
Twice As Much Memory
Holds up to 2,000 books (4GB Memory: 2.5GB for content, of which 2GB reserved for B&N content)3
Micro-USB connector charges your battery and connects to your computer
Supported File Types
Graphic: JPG, GIF, PNG, BMP4
In the Box
Quick Start Guide
Rechargeable battery (installed)
Built-in anti-glare screen film
1Based on 30 minutes of reading per day and 1 page refresh per minute, a single charge lasts up to 8 weeks with GlowLight on at default brightness or off and wireless off. Battery life tests conducted using specific; actual results may vary based on device settings, usage, and many other factors 2Actual size and weight vary by configuration and manufacturing process. 34GB: 2.5GB for content, of which 2GB is reserved for NOOK Store content. Actual formatted capacity may be less. 1GB=1 billion bytes. 4Contains Reader® Mobile technology by Adobe Systems Incorporated "Monotype" and "iType" are trademarks of Monotype Imaging Inc. registered in the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office and may be registered in certain other jurisdictions.