20 Best Book Lights for Reading in Bed – Sorted by weight

Are you looking for the best book light for reading in bed? Do you need a lightweight clip-on book light that attaches to your paperback books without weight them down? Do you want the light to be warm, so it does not disturb your sleep?

Below are the 20 best book lights for reading in bed, sorted by the weight. The most lightweight book light is at the end. These also work with kindle.

The Top 3 best lightweight book lights are:

  1. 1.3 ounces warm and cool Hianjoo book light with step-less dimming.
  2. 1.5 ounces 3000K warm Luminolite bookmark light with 2 brightness levels.
  3. 2.2 ounces Ecologic Mart warm and cool book light with 3 brightness levels.

20 most lightweight and portable book lights

2.9 oz Ecologic Mart 2-Arms

Ecologic mart dual-head best lightweight book light.

The best all-in-one book light with both warm and cool color light.

Measures 3.15 x 1.57 x 9.45 inches. Choose between Cool white 7000K light, 4500K daylight white or warm 3000K light for reading in bed. On each color mode, you get 3 brightness levels, so practically 9 brightness levels in total. Adjust the light direction however your like using sturdy yet flexible goose-neck. It runs on 1200mAH rechargeable battery that is also replaceable, lasts for up-to 130 hrs on lowest brightness. Get visual alert on low battery, and battery status indicator. Plus, it includes power adapter and 6.5 ft long charging cable. Comes with 30 day money back guarantee, but the warranty extends even further.

There is a single head version of this light that weights 2.2 oz, mentioned below.

More info: Amazon, Ecologic Mart eye-care book light review

2.5 oz Incandescent book light ( Best, and the only incandescent bulb book light)

itty bitty incandescent non-led  lightweight book light for bedtime reading or paperbacks.

(The weight includes battery pack that attaches with it via cable) This Zelco itty-bitty book light Volume-2 is a bit expensive, but the only lightweight, portable and non-LED incandescent bulb book light for reading in bed.

When folded, measures just 5.6 inches long. This makes it pocket-able portable book light. It uses non-LED incandescent bulb which produces warm light. Fixed brightness. The angle of the light can be adjusted up or down, not sideways. Runs on either direct plug-in power adapter or 4 C-cells in a battery pack that attaches to the light via cable.

More info: Amazon, Zelco itty bitty incandescent bulb book light review

2.3 oz 3000K-6500K 7 LED (Recommended)

2.3 oz 3000K-6500K 7 LED lightweight book light with both warm and cool colors.

This one has both warm and cool light in one book light. It is a competitor to the above mentioned Luminolite B076SVC7SN.

Mesures 4.1 x 3.5 x 2 inches. 3 color modes i.e. 3000K, 4500K, and 6500K, with each 3 levels of brightness in each mode. Flexible gooseneck provides 360 degree angle adjustment to control the light direction. Runs on built-in rechargeable 1000mAH battery that charges in 1.5 hr and lasts up-to 60 hours. Comes with 45 days money back, 18 month warranty.

More info – Amazon link

2.2 oz Ecologic Mart light (Editor’s First Choice)

This is the single-head or single-arm version of The best all-in-one book light by Ecologic Mart, mentioned above with 2.9 oz weight.

Measures 3.15 x 1.57 x 9.45 inches. Choose between Cool white 7000K light, 4500K daylight white or warm 3000K light for reading in bed. On each color mode, you get 3 brightness levels, so practically 9 brightness levels in total. Adjust the light direction however your like using sturdy yet flexible goose-neck. It runs on 1200mAH rechargeable battery that is also replaceable, lasts for up-to 130 hrs on lowest brightness. Get visual alert on low battery, and battery status indicator. Plus, it includes power adapter and 6.5 ft long charging cable. Comes with 30 day money back guarantee, but the warranty extends even

More info: Amazon, Ecologic Mart eye-care book light review

2.1 oz Vekkia Luminolite book light

2.1 oz Luminolite Warm 6 LED lightweight and portable clip on book light for reading in bed

Lightweight and versatile warm book light loved by thousands of book lovers.

3000K Color Temperature. Warm eye-care soft diffused light that doesn’t disturb sleep. 3 levels Brightness adjustment. Enough light to illuminate two pages of the book. 360 degree flexible gooseneck that is adjustable yet sturdy and holds itself. Runs on rechargeable battery, lasts 60 hours on lowest brightness setting. Comes with 30 day money back, and 3 Year warranty.

More info: Amazon link, LuminoLite B076SVC7SN 3000k warm 6 led book light review

2 oz  Withit Coin cell lights

Coin cell batteries lightweight book light for reading in bed for kids girls boys

These are light book lights in more than 30 different designs and shapes, by French Bull, and Withit.

All of these book lights run on coin cell 2032 batteries, and produce cool white color temperature 6000K. There is just one button to turn on or off the light, with only one brightness level. The coin cell batteries can be purchased from amazon in a cheap price. These lights come with 30-day money back guarantee and one-year limited warranty.

More info: This design, More designs, More designs, More designs

2 oz AAA NuFlex ( Best AAA Batteries Clip on book light)

AAA cell lightweight book light

This book light runs on 3 AAA batteries, and weight 2 oz with the batteries.

Measures 3 x 2.9 x 8 inches. Produces warm 3000K color temperature with 3 brightness adjustment levels. Comes with 30-day money back guarantee and one year warranty. The light weights just 0.64 pounds without batteries. Available in 5 colors.

More info:Amazon

1.8 oz Vekkia kids Book Light for girls and boys

1.8 oz kids Vekkia rechargeable warm lightweight clip on book Light

Small capacity rechargeable battery makes it lighter than 2 oz. Blue and Pink colors for kids, girls and boys.

Measures 2.1 x2.1 x 5.9 inches, it is a small book light that produces 3000K warm color light that is good for reading in bed. This dimmable kids light has  3 brightness levels. Its flexible gooseneck provide unlimited adjustment in the angle of light. Charge it for 2.5 hrs and read for up-to 30 hrs on lowest brightness, due to its rechargeable 520mAH battery. It comes with  30 day money back guarantee, and 1 year warranty.

More info: Blue one at Amazon, Pink one at Amazon

1.6 oz AAA BigLight

Red and green AAA battery lightweight book light for kids boys girls

A unique lightweight foldable gooseneck light that runs on AAA batteries.

Measures: 3.1’’ long, 1.9’’ wide and 0.5’’ thick when folded. The gooseneck folds around the base of the light, making it very portable and pocketable. It produces 3000K warm color light, and has 2 levels of brightness i.e. 5 and 10 Lumens. Its one button operation makes it very easy to use. Flexible gooseneck helps you orient the light in any direction you like. It runs 10 hours on one AAA battery. This also make it safe to use for kids. It comes with 30 day money back guarantee. It comes in a package in which you get a Green and a Red book light.

More: Amazon

1.6 oz 2800K-7000K mini light

tiny lightweight warm/cool book light

It is a tiny and lightweight book light that produces warmer light than the 3000K that you normally get in warm book lights.

Measures 2.8 x 1.9 x 4.7 inches, it is a small book light. It has 3 color light modes: 2800K warm, 4500K warm white, and 7000K cool white. Each color temperature has two brightness levels. Runs on 1000mAh rechargeable battery, that lasts for 12 hours. Direct the light with flexible gooseneck. Comes with 45-day money back and 18-month worry-free warranty.

More info: Amazon, Topelek 4 LED book light Review

1.5 oz 3000K bookmark light

lightweight bookmark size slim and tiny book light for reading in bed

Small and lightweight rechargeable book light that is so slim that it can be used as a bookmark. It is just 8.1’’ long. Produces 3000K warm color light that is good for your sleep. Has 4 levels of brightness adjustment that you can control by pressing the button multiple times. Control the angle of the light by adjusting the flexible neck that is flexible but not as much as you get with gooseneck style book light. Runs on rechargeable battery that charges in 1 hours and lasts for up-to 8 hrs. Comes with 30 day money back, and 1 year warranty.

More info- Amazon link, Luminolite bookmark light review

1.4 oz Energizer booklite

warm energizer booklite lightweight book light

It is a tiny foldable book light, available in both warm 3000K and cool 6000K light, that runs on two coin cell batteries, that lasts for 10 hours of usage. There is only one brightness level. More info – Amazon, Energizer booklite book light review

1.3 oz Dewenwils Book light

1.3 oz Dewenwils lightweight Book light

Portable light folds into pocket size. Clear plastic clip does not hide words under it. With built in USB, no charging cable needed, just plug in directly to any USB source to charge.

Measures 3.7’’ in length, 0.5’’ thick, and 1.5’’ wide. 3000K Warm Color Temperature, also available in 6500K cool white light. Dimmable light with 2 levels Brightness Adjustment i.e. 12 and 6 lumens. Direct the light precisely with the Swivel Head. Rechargeable 200mAH battery charges in 1.5 hours and lasts for up-to 8 hours on lowest brightness. Warranty: 30 day money back.

More info: 3000K warm light version on Amazon,6500K Cool light version on Amazon

1.3 oz Mighty Bright 47012

Mighty bright high cri warm light with rechargeable battery feather-light book light for paperbacks.

Lightweight rechargeable booklight with high CRI Warm LEDs with Stepless dimming.

Measures 1 x 1 x 10 inches. It produces warm 3000K light that is produced by two high CRI LEDs. It means better color reproduction, just like the light of incandescent bulb. Continuous dimming gives you the power to precisely adjust the brightness levels from 2 to 10 lumens. Plus, the light can be directed to any direction, due to flexible gooseneck. It runs on rechargeable battery that charges in 1 hr and lasts up-to 8 hrs. Come with 1 year warranty. Safe and easy to use for even kids and elderly. Available in 6 colors black, blue, green, purple, lavender and  white.

More info: Amazon

1.3 oz Hianjoo book light ( Small, but feature rich book light)

continuous dimming warm and white feather light book light with magnet on the clip

A tiny rechargeable, 3 color book light with continuous dimming, and does not require usb cable to charge. It comes with two clips, one for slim books and other for thick books or e-readers/kindle. With the magnet in the back of clips, you can easily stick it on iron surfaces. Auto power off to preserve battery.

Measuring  7.5 x 1.2 x 1.2 inches, this slim and tiny book light can be used as a bookmark. It is a 3-in-1 book light. Switch between warm 3000K, daylight white 4500K and cool white 5500K color light in one light. You can precisely control the brightness and make it very dim using its continuous or stepless dimming. To direct the light on the pages of the book, use its flexible gooseneck. It has a built-in 230mAH rechargeable battery that charges in 40 minutes and can be used for up-to 5 hrs on lowest brightness. Comes with 30-days money back guarantee, and 2 year warranty.

More info: Amazon

0.44 oz Animals Flexilight Kids (Not recommended)

for kids most lightweight book light with coin cell batteries and cool light

It is a very lightweight book light that runs on coil cell batteries (included) and produces cool white 6000K light. You can use it as a bookmark. This is especially for kids, girls and boys and is available in a lot of colors and designs.

Measures 5.6’’ long, 1.4’’ wide, 0.4’’ thick can bed used as bookmark. There is no brightness adjustment levels. Angle of light can be adjusted. Comes with 90 day money back guarantee.  

More info: Amazon

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