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All digital titles are automatically returned to your library at the end of their lending periods, so you never have to worry about late fees. If you'd like to return a title early to make space in your library account, you may be able to do so using the sections below.

If you haven't downloaded or watched the title yet:

You can return a title from your Loans page (under books icon on your library's OverDrive website) if:

  • You borrowed an eBook AND haven't selected Choose a format (and selected a format from the drop-down menu), Download, or Add to app yet.
  • You borrowed an audiobook AND haven't selected Download or Add to app yet.
  • You borrowed a streaming video AND haven't selected Watch now or Add to app yet.

To return a title from your Loans page, select the Return button.

Return button on the Checkouts page. See instructions above.

Once you download a title, add it to the OverDrive app, or start watching a streaming video in your browser, the Return button disappears from your Loans page. Instead, you'll see a How to return button that will explain how to return that title early (if it's possible).

If you have already downloaded or watched the title:

Once you download a title, you may be able to return it using the software or app that you used to download it. Here are specific steps for:

Some exceptions:

  • When a NOOK periodical (U.S. only) is successfully sent to your NOOK account, it's yours to keep. You don't have to worry about returning it to your library, and you'll never be charged for it. Click here to learn more about returning NOOK periodicals that aren't successfully sent to your NOOK account.
  • You can't return downloaded Open PDF eBooks before the end of the lending period.
  • You can't return any titles using OverDrive's desktop app for Mac.
  • You can only return a streaming video that you've watched (partially or completely) if you've added it to OverDrive's app for Android or iOS.
  • You can only return downloaded Open EPUBs from OverDrive's app for Android, Chromebook, iOS, or Windows 8.

All digital titles are automatically returned to your library at the end of their lending periods, so you never have to worry about late fees. If you'd like to return a title early to make space in your library account, you may be able to do so using the sections below.

If you haven't downloaded or played the title yet:

You can return a title from your Checkouts page (located under your Account on your library's OverDrive website), if:

  • You've borrowed an eBook that's available in multiple download formats AND you haven't chosen a download format and selected the Confirm link yet.
  • You've borrowed an eBook or audiobook that's only available in one download format AND you haven't selected Download yet.
  • You've borrowed a streaming video AND you haven't selected Play or Add to app yet.

To return a title from your Checkouts page, select the Return Title button.

Return title button on a checkouts page. See instructions above.

Once you download the title or add it to the OverDrive app (or select Play for a streaming video), the Return Title button disappears from your Checkouts page.

If you have already downloaded or played the title:

Once you download a title, you may be able to return it using the software or app that you used to download it. Here are specific steps for:

Some exceptions:

  • When a NOOK periodical (U.S. only) is successfully sent to your NOOK account, it's yours to keep. You don't have to worry about returning it to your library, and you'll never be charged for it. Click here to learn more about returning NOOK periodicals that aren't successfully sent to your NOOK account.
  • You can't return downloaded Open PDF eBooks before the end of the lending period.
  • You can't return any titles using OverDrive's desktop app for Mac.
  • You can only return a streaming video that you've watched (partially or completely) if you've added it to OverDrive's app for Android or iOS.
  • You can only return downloaded Open EPUBs from OverDrive's app for Android, Chromebook, iOS, or Windows 8.

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Last Updated: Oct 03, 2016 01:29PM EDT