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How do I set my checkout time in Overdrive?


Overdrive has a default checkout time of 21 days, but you can change this preference from your account page.

From the Overdrive front page ( click on the link for Account in the top right menu. If you are not logged in, you will need to select your library and enter your valid JCPL library card number.

On the account page, there is a menu on the right side featuring links for: Bookshelf, Holds, Lists, Settings. This menu is also available from the page that comes up when you have selected a book for checkout.

In this menu, you want to click on the settings link, and then you can specify your preferences for ebooks, audio and video. These preferences will last for every title you check out.