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Click on your device type (pictured below) to find out how to get eBooks from the library.


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Need help? Email OverDrive Front Line Tech Support!


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OverDrive Borrowing Policies:
Borrowing Limit - Up to 6 titles can be checked out at a time.


Loan Period - Titles can be checked out for 7, 14 or 21 days. The default loan period is 14 days.
Before checking out, you can choose a loan period of 7, 14 or 21 days. To find the loan period
settings, log into OverDrive then click Account > Settings.


Hold Limit - Up to 6 holds may be placed at a time.


Email Notification for Holds - Hold notices will be sent to the email you enter when you place
the hold.  If you have more than one email account be sure to remember which one you used
to place you hold with and check it often. Once the email notice has been sent you will have
3 days to retrieve holds.


Hold Period - You have 3 days (72 hours) after time and date stamp on the email hold notification
to retrieve your holds.  If you do not retrieve your hold within 3 days after the hold notice is sent
to you then the hold will expire.


Returning Titles -

  • No need to return titles; they will expire at the end of the loan period.

  • If you want to return EPUB or PDF eBooks or mp3 audiobooks before they expire you may do so using Adobe Digital Editions or from within the mobile app.

  • You can also return EPUB, PDF and mp3 titles from within your library account.

  • Kindle eBooks can only be returned early from within your Amazon account, in the Manage Your Content and Devices section.

  • WMA audiobooks, Open EPUB and Open PDF titles cannot be returned early.


Renewals - Can renew a title if nobody else is on the holds list for that title.  When a title is
available for renewal, the Renew button will appear next to titles on your Bookshelf three (3)
days before your loan is set to expire.


New Library Cards - If you place holds and/or check out OverDrive titles on a library card but then need to get a new or replacement library card (due to a lost or stolen card), none of your titles will be accessible to you until you contact OverDrive and let them know about this change. Email OverDrive Front Line Tech Support (opens in new window) to contact OverDrive about this and be sure to include your new library card number, your email address and your old card number (if possible).

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For help with OverDrive or any questions not addressed above, please email OverDrive Front Line Tech Support.  Always include as many details as possbile, such as which app you have downloaded (Android, iOS, Nook, Kindle Fire or Windows 8), the type of device you have (Android, iOS, Kindle, Nook or Windows) and a detailed description of the trouble you may be experiencing.




Last revised: November 2, 2014