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Q. How can I return a borrowed Libby Kindle Book?

Answered By: Molly Boyd
Last Updated: May 31, 2023     Views: 5275

Borrowed Kindle Books are automatically returned to the library at the end of the lending period. If you would like to return a Kindle Book before your lending period ends so that someone else may check it out or to clear up space on your device or app, follow these steps:

Return from the UARK Libby app

  1. From the UARK Libby landing page, click the book icon in the bottom menu to open the Shelf.

    OverDrive menu
  2. Click Manage Loan.

    OverDrive manage loan page
  3. Click Return Early.

    OverDrive return early
  4. Click the red Return button.

    OverDrive return button
  5. The return confirmation page will appear. 

    OverDrive return confirmation


Return from Amazon

You can return borrowed Kindle Books using these steps:

  1. On Amazon's website, navigate to Account and Lists under your profile, then click Content & Devices.

    Amazon Account & Lists
  2. Choose Books.

    Amazon digital content
  3. Click Return this book from the right hand menu next to the title.

    Amazon return this book link

  4. Click the yellow Return this book button.

    Amazon return this book confirmation query

  5. You will receive a confirmation that the book has been returned.

    Amazon return success

This will permanently delete the book from your Kindle device or reading app the next time you sync.

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