Check your local stereo shop. I know that mine carries a light for just such an occasion. If you have no shop near you, try a pro audio store (guitar center), or website. I know that I used those types of lights the most in pro audio situations.
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Here's a couple of pendant lights you may find interesting.
It's the smaller 8" version which may still be too big but it's a nice design.
And here's one at The Home Depot that I think is just the right size if the decor is a match:
Beyond these two there is a slew of little pendant-styledlights that should work well with most any decor and on a dimmer these smaller lights could offer just the right amount of style and lighting you seek.
I would avoid halogens and fluroscents due to the transformers and all... I have a simple incandescent lamp with a bendable neck to the right of my TT, works quite well, and I can shine it straight onto the TT for close work, or bend it to point to the wall for ambient light.
Have you thought of candles? :)
If you don't want to spend the money for a Littlite and you've got a place over the turntable to mount it, this lamp from IKEA works well. I've got one mounted at the top of a CD rack and it gives just the right amount of light to be able to read the CD titles. It's halogen but a low-wattage bulb that's good for night-time listening. I might be possible to install an even smaller bulb but I haven't tried that.
The arms telescope and swivel within a limited range, making it easier to put the light where you want it without having it shine in your eyes, depending on your mounting options, of course.