L4U - Library Software

Access L4U:
  • Click the hyperlink, L4U - Library Software, on the district or school home page. 
  • Type in the address field of a browser: library.garvey.k12.ca.us.
Log in L4U: Click Login.> Click Basic Circulation. Log out of L4U: Click Logout > Click one of the two options below.
  1. Click Yes, Logout and delete my session if done with check-in/out books (typical).
  2. Click Yes, Logout and save my session if interrupted with chick-in/out books.
Use L4U:
  • Book search: No account is required to view/search books. To search only the books in each school, log in using the generic user accounts. Both user name and password are the same: the name of the school with letters in lower case (bitely, dewey, emerson, garvey,. hillcrest. mvista. rice, sanchez. temple, and willard).
  • Check out books (Basic Circulation):
  1. Click Clear Page
  2. Type in or scan in student ID. (Client name will then display.)
  3. Scan in accession number (i.e., barcode) of the book.
  • Check in books (Basic Circulation):
  1. Click Clear page.
  2. Scan in accession number (i.e., barcode) of the book.
Advanced circulation:
  • Reports
*Staff may check out books and s(he) will have an account set up.


Keeping track of textbooks:
  • Apply the same procedure above to check out student textbooks to students when schools start. Then check them in before schools close.
  • Check out ALL student textbooks to teachers during summer.
*Teachers must check out the teachers editions of the textbooks in L4U.