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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 with OverDrive? Email us a Support Request form here.


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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.

  • Returning titles before they expire is possible from within your library account and from the
    Android or iOS app.

  • The PC app does not currently support early returning of titles.


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.  


  Frequently asked questions about eBooks.





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For help with OverDrive or any questions not addressed above, please email a Support Request form.  Always include as many details as possbile, such as which app you have downloaded (PC, Android, iOS or Nook), the type of device you have (Android, iOS, Kindle, or Nook) and the nature of any trouble you may be experiencing.