We Sell Kobo eBooks!

Frequently Asked Questions
Kobo eReaders
Reading on Nook, Android, iOS devices and others


BookPeople has partnered with Kobo to bring you an easy way to support your local independent bookstore while reading digitally. 

Kobo offers over 3 million eBook titles - including bestsellers, hidden gems, and Indie Next List great reads and other recommendations - that can be downloaded instantly over WiFi. You can also take your library with you wherever you go – Kobo eReaders store up to 1,000 eBooks. More about Kobo.


How to Get Started Buying Kobo eBooks

1. Set up your Kobo account through this link

By setting up an account through the link above, or through a Kobo eReader purchased at BookPeople, you are affiliated with BookPeople and are supporting your independent bookstore with every eBook purchase. If you already have a Kobo account and would like to support BookPeople with your eBook purchases, you can do so by setting up a new Kobo account through the above link to Kobo's website. Then, when you next use your device, sign out of the old account and sign in using the new account name. You can then search and buy eBooks either through the device or through the web, and continue your much-appreciated support of this store. 

2. Download the appropriate Kobo app for your specific device. Kobo ebooks can be downloaded on virtually any device. 

Kobo ebooks can be read on iOS devices, your nook, your Sony eReader, on virtually any device (except for Kindles). Once you download the free Kobo app to your smartphone, desktop, or tablet, your eBooks, PDFs, ePubs, and even your bookmarks, are in sync – start on one device and pick up on another and never lose your place. Kobo apps are available at kobobooks.com, but first make sure you set up your Kobo account through this link so that when you purchase eBooks you are supporting this store.

Click here for step-by-step instructions for downloading Kobo eBooks to your specific device. 

3. Browse eBooks right here on our site or via your device, purchase eBooks and start reading! 


We Now Sell eReaders!

As part of our partnership with Kobo, we now sell eReaders in-store. All of the devices for sale in our store are automatically affiliated with BookPeople. Any eBooks purchased via a Kobo account created through the device will benefit BookPeople. Learn more about available devices here


How to Download Kobo eBooks to Your Device


 iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch
Android Devices
 Sony Reader or other e-Ink ReaderBlackberry Desktop
Kobo eBooks are not compatible with Amazon devices.