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OverDrive/Sora eBooks & Audiobooks: FAQs


How many books may I check out?

You may check out up to 3 books at once.

How long may I keep the books?

The default lending period is 14 days. 

How do I return my books?

Loans will expire automatically at the end of the 14 day lending period.  To return books as soon as you finish with them, see the instructions in the "How to Return Books" tab above.

May I renew my books?

Books may not be renewed, but you can check them out again after they expire, if they are still available.

What should I do if I can't login?

Students, faculty, and staff may contact HS Librarians Tobi Fineberg ( or Kieran Raines (, or the New Lab (

Parents may contact Director of Libraries Christy Payne (

How can I request the purchase of an eBook or audiobook?

Click HERE to request a book.

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What is OverDrive?

OverDrive is a service from the Dalton Library that you can use to check out popular e-Books and audiobooks for your eReader, laptop, or mobile device - anytime, anywhere.  You will find new, current titles as well as some classic favorites in our Library Catalog.



OverDrive Help gives customized help for you computer or device. 

Click on the icon above to access OverDrive Help.