Click on My Profile in the B&N Community header at the top of this page. This will take you to the page on which you can alter your Personal Information.
On the Personal Information page, click on Display and Privacy Settings from the menu below the B&N community header. This will take you to a page on which you can alter your Personal Preferences.
On the Personal Preferences page, click on Display from the second menu line, the menu line below the line on which Display and Privacy Settings appears. This will take you to a Display Settings page on which you can change the display font.
Text Size is the third item down the Display Settings list and was not visible to me until I scrolled down a bit.
(Someone else on another board gave this solution, but when I did a search of the boards for "increase type size" I could find nothing more current than 2009! Sorry I can't give credit where credit is due, but THANKS :-) -- What? No emoticons working today?)
*And I just edited to correct a spell/typo which spell check should have caught.
W/G.....I just wanna kiss ya on the cheek. You have made my day. It sure is buried. I kept going to my account settings forgetting about my profile.
You made my day. Laurels to you.