How do I suspend eBook holds on Overdrive?

Got a little carried away? Too many eBooks arriving faster than you can read them? Did you know that you can now temporarily suspend a hold in the waiting list in Overdrive? 

Your position in the waiting list will continue to advance in the queue while your hold is suspended but the hold will not be filled. If your item advances to the first position in the waiting list while the hold is suspended, the system will skip ahead to fill the next available hold but you will be receive the first available copy after the suspension ends.


Your holds are listed under your account.


The drop down menu under the options button includes an option for “suspend hold”, choose this.


You will be asked to choose a preset suspension period from a drop down menu.


When you go back to your account you will see that the suspension is in place.

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