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  • Where are my holds?

    Choose the image below that looks like the titles in your library's collection. To find titles you've put on hold, go to your library's OverDrive website, click or tap , then select Holds. You'll need to be sign...

    Jul 16, 2018 10:08AM EDT Back to top
  • How to place a hold

    Choose the image below that looks like the titles in your library's collection. Sometimes you can't borrow a title immediately, usually because another user has already borrowed it or the title hasn't been releas...

    Jul 27, 2018 01:49PM EDT Back to top
  • How to suspend a hold

    Suspending a hold lets you continue moving up on a title's wait list without the title becoming available for you. If you reach #1 on the wait list, you'll be in the first position to get the book once your suspended hold period ends. For example, you might want to suspend a hold for a popular ebo...

    Feb 27, 2019 03:06PM EST Back to top
  • Why can't I find the title I put on hold?

    If you can't find a title that you placed on hold, there are a few possible explanations: You used different cards to place and retrieve your holds It's possible you're not signed in with the card you used to place the hold. If you have multiple ...

    Feb 27, 2019 09:26AM EST Back to top
  • How to remove a hold

    Choose the image below that looks like the titles in your library's collection. If you're no longer interested in a title that you have on hold, follow the steps below to remove your hold. ...

    Feb 27, 2019 03:06PM EST Back to top
  • How to borrow an available hold

    If you've turned off automatic checkouts for your holds, you'll receive a notification email when a hold is available to borrow. Note: Available holds expire if they aren't borrowed within the time period listed in your notification email. To borrow the title: ...

    Feb 27, 2019 09:26AM EST Back to top
  • How to change your email address for hold notifications

    Choose the image below that looks like the titles in your library's collection. Note: You need to update your notification email address individually for current holds. Once you update any title's hold notificati...

    Feb 27, 2019 03:06PM EST Back to top
  • Why do I need to wait for a copy of a digital title?

    In most cases, libraries buy individual "copies" of digital titles from publishers. Publishers often require that each digital copy is only loaned to one person at a time (just like physical library books). This ensures that authors, narrators, and other creators are paid fairly for their work, even...

    Mar 19, 2019 03:21PM EDT Back to top
  • What is automatic checkout and how do I turn it on or off?

    Choose the image below that looks like the titles in your library's collection. By default, your holds will be automatically borrowed and added to your Loans page (under ) as soon as they're available. You'll rec...

    Feb 13, 2017 12:15PM EST Back to top
  • What's the new OverDrive, and what features does it have?

    The new OverDrive is a completely refreshed website and app experience that makes your digital library faster and easier to use than ever before. You'll know that you're using the new OverDrive if titles in your library's digital collection look like this: What's changed? ...

    Feb 27, 2019 03:06PM EST Back to top
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