Library Automation

North Palm Beach Library Goes Live on Koha

ByWater Solutions, an open source community contributor and America’s forefront provider of Koha support, announced today that the North Palm Beach Public Library, in Florida is now live on Koha with ByWater Solutions! ByWater completed the transition of the library’s 50,000 plus holdings from Symphony and is providing ongoing support services to the library. Their customized OPAC can be viewed at:

Jessica Zairo, Marketing and Outreach Coordinator recently commented on the migration:

We are so excited to have another public library in Florida join the Koha Community. The state of Florida has a growing number of libraries transitioning over to Koha and this is an exciting time to watch the community strengthen.

About North Palm Beach Library

The North Palm Beach Public Library opened on Saturday, October 4, 1969. Administration of the Library is vested in the Library Director under the direction of the Village Manager. A Library Advisory Committee, consisting of appointees from The Village of North Palm Beach, advises their Village Council on library issues. The North Palm Beach Library is a member of The Library Cooperative of the Palm Beaches which entitles the Library to apply for and receive State Aid to Libraries Grants.

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About ByWater Solutions

ByWater Solutions is a full service, high quality Koha support and implementation company dedicated to providing libraries with a lower cost, more advanced level of support for their ILS than a traditional proprietary solution can offer. ByWater Solutions has a proven track record in first rate Koha implementation and support with library systems of all sizes.

Our highly ranked, comprehensive support is what sets our company apart from any other vendor in the industry. Partnering with ByWater Solutions for Koha support not only lowers the cost of implementing and maintaining an ILS, but more importantly empowers libraries by giving them the flexibility and freedom they deserve. For more information please visit:

About Koha

Koha is the first open-source Integrated Library System (ILS). In use worldwide, its development is steered by a growing community of libraries collaborating to achieve their technology goals. Koha’s impressive feature set continues to evolve and expand to meet the needs of its user base. It includes modules for circulation, cataloging, acquisitions, serials, reserves, patron management, branch relationships, and more.

Koha’s OPAC, circulation, management and self-checkout interfaces are all based on standards-compliant World Wide Web technologies, HTML5, CSS and Javascript, making Koha a truly platform-independent solution. Koha is distributed under the open-source General Public License (GPL). For more information about Koha, please visit:

For more information

Jessica Zairo
Marketing & Outreach Coordinator
ByWater Solutions

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