About Kobo eBooks & eReaders

Booksmith has partnered with Kobo to bring you the best in eReading. You now have access to over 3 million eBook titles, including our Staff Recommendations, best sellers, hidden gems, Indie Next List great reads, and others. You can download them to your computer, smartphone, tablet, or dedicated eReader, including the new line of Kobo devices we sell in our store. Take your library with you wherever you go for the ultimate in convenience!

  1. Kobo Free eReading Apps
    Kobo is all about being open, so you can read wherever you want. Once you download their free app to your smartphone, desktop, or tablet, your eBooks, PDFs, ePubs, and even your bookmarks, are in sync – start on one device, pick up on another, and never lose your place. Set up your Kobo account here so that your eBook purchases support your local bookstore - Brookline Booksmith! Look for our name near the top of the page whenever you're signed in.

  2. Kobo eReaders for Everyone
    Kobo has released a line of new eReading devices, including
    Kobo Mini , Kobo Glo, and the new Kobo Arc tablet. These devices offer everything you already love about reading, like a no-glare E Ink screen that displays like print on paper. But with a Kobo eReader you get far more convenience, like storage – both Kobo Mini and Kobo Glo can store up to 1,000 eBooks - and the ease of downloading over their built in Wi-Fi connections.

How Do I Get Started?

It's as easy as 1, 2, 3:

  1. Set up your Kobo account here so that your eBook purchases support your local bookstore - Brookline Booksmith! Look for our name near the top of the page whenever you're signed in.

  2. Browse or search our online store or kobobooks.com to buy eBooks.

  3. Start reading! Download a free Kobo reading App here to read on your smartphone, computer, or tablet. (You can also purchase eBooks through the app.)

Questions about eBooks? Read answers to Frequently Asked Questions here. Questions about Kobo eReaders? Get answers here. Questions about Kobo eBooks on other devices​? Read answers here.

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Contact our eBook guru, Kat Meyers by email or phone (617-566-6660) or the Kobo Help Line at help@kobobooks.com, or 855-202-4098 (8am - 12am EST)