Q. How do I return an OverDrive title early?


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 in your library's digital collection) if:

  • You borrowed an eBook or audiobook AND haven't selected Read now with Kindle or Download yet.
  • You borrowed a streaming video AND haven't selected Watch now yet.

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

Once you download a title, add it to the OverDrive app, or start watching a streaming video, the Return button disappears from your Loans page. Instead, you'll see a How to return button that explains 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:


  • Last Updated Nov 22, 2017
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  • Answered By Laura Woike

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