OverDrive Developers

Circulation APIs

OverDrive is creating a suite of APIs that allow third-party applications to connect to and interact with the OverDrive digital media database. The following APIs are currently available to approved users. Additional APIs will be added to this page as they are released.

Apply for access to OverDrive APIs.


Perform a checkout or get checkout status information about a title or titles.


Use this API to place and remove holds on specific titles.

Patron Information

Get user-specific information on a single user.