Is OverDrive Down?
Current OverDrive Status: up

Status History

We've been monitoring OverDrive since October 26, 2020. Here's the history of service outages we've observed from the OverDrive status page:

Recent OverDrive Outages and Issues

Follow the recent outages and downtime for OverDrive in the table below.

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Start Time Type Length Message Details
June 18, 2021 20:58 UTC WARN 3 days Sora Tags and Loan History Unavailable Identified - We identified an issue in Sora that is causing Tags and Loan history to be unavailab...
May 21, 2021 13:59 UTC WARN 5 days Error message when accessing Databases & Streaming Media Services Investigating - Some users attempting to access Databases & Streaming Media services from Ove...
May 18, 2021 19:24 UTC WARN about 19 hours OverDrive desktop app - Audiobook download issue Investigating - Users attempting to download an MP3 audiobook using the OverDrive app on desktop ...
May 10, 2021 21:18 UTC WARN about 15 hours Users may be unable to access LearnitLive from Libby Identified - Users may encounter an error message when trying to access LearnitLive from Libby. M...
May 06, 2021 10:03 UTC MAINTENANCE about 2 hours Scheduled Maintenance Window In progress - Scheduled maintenance is currently in progress. We will provide updates as necessar...
2021-06-22 18:12:10 +0000 UTC UNKNOWN X minutes about, question, Information, go, in, here, downtime, will, and the of, to, you, here, sign, outage, downtime, each, in, so, details, displayed, will, be, once, Details, sign, see, and, about, in, information, and more
2021-06-22 18:12:10 +0000 UTC UNKNOWN X minutes Information, will, the, here, in, about, question, go, and downtime here, you, Details, of, once, will, in, downtime, to, be, information, sign, more, sign, each, about, details, see, so, outage, and, in, and displayed
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Supported Features

We support the following features in our integration with the OverDrive status page:

  • Down Notifications

    If OverDrive is having system outages or experiencing other critical issues, red down notifications appear on the status page. In most cases, it means that core functions are not working properly, or there is some other serious customer-impacting event underway.

  • Warn Notifications

    Warn notifications are used when OverDrive is undergoing a non-critical issue like minor service issues, performance degradation, non-core bugs, capacity issues, or problems affecting a small number of users.

  • Differentiates Maintenance Notices

    OverDrive posts separate notifications for planned maintenance work. StatusGator will notify subscribers when OverDrive enters a pre-planned maintenance window, keeping you up to date.

  • Proactive Maintenance Monitoring

    If OverDrive publishes praoctive maintenance events on their status page, StatusGator will collect information about these events. Proactive maintenance events can be viewed within StatusGator and optional reminders of maintenance events can be configured to notification channels.

  • Status Overview

    When OverDrive posts issues on their status page, we collect the main headline message and include that brief information or overview in notifications to StatusGator subscribers.

  • Status Details

    When OverDrive has outages or other service-impacting events on their status page, we pull down the detailed informational updates and include them in notifications. These messages often include the current details about how the problem is being mitigated, or when the next update will occur.

  • Component Status Filtering

    Because OverDrive has several components, each with their individual statuses, StatusGator can differentiate the status of each component in our notifications to you. This means, you can filter your status page notifications based on the services, regions, or components you utilize. This is a very useful feature for complex services with many components or services spread out across many regions.

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Is OverDrive down today?

According to its status page OverDrive is currently up. You can check the most recent events in the 'Recent Outages and Issues' section above.

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How can I find out if OverDrive is having issues?

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OverDrive status page says the service is up, but I'm having issues. What's wrong?

There may be several reasons for that:

  • An outage that hasn't been communicated yet via the OverDrive status page.
  • Some local issues with a small group of accounts on the service side.
  • Technical issues on your side, or problems with your software or ISP.
  • A misconfiguration on your side.

We recommend contacting OverDrive customer support while checking everything on your side. You can also try Tweeting at them via @OverDriveLibs on Twitter. Or visit their official status page or website:

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