Library Automation

Rye Public Library Goes Live on Koha with ByWater Support

ByWater Solutions, America’s forefront provider of Open Source library technology support, announced that the Rye Public Library in Rye, New Hampshire is now live on Koha!

ByWater completed the transition of the library's 47,000 plus records from TLC and is providing ongoing support services to the library. The library's customized Koha OPAC can be viewed at

Enica Davis, Data Migrations Lead at ByWater Solutions, recently commented on the migration:

The staff at Rye's excitement about moving to Koha was very apparent throughout all of our meetings, and I'm excited for them, too! We are confident that Koha will be a great improvement for them!"

About Rye Public Library

The vision of the Rye Public Library is to be the cultural heart of Rye by facilitating the free flow of ideas and information for all members of the community. The mission of the Rye Public Library is that Rye Public Library will be a friendly and inviting place providing unrestricted access to an array of materials, programs, and technologies that inform, educate, and entertain. Rye Public Library will promote the value of reading and encourage the quest for knowledge and experience to enrich lifelong learning, discovery, and creativity. The Library will be a mine of good and a fountain of help in the guiding spirit of its original benefactor, Mary Tuck Rand.


About ByWater Solutions

ByWater Solutions is a full service, high-quality Open Source support and implementation company dedicated to providing libraries with a lower cost, more advanced level of support for their systems than a traditional proprietary solution can offer. ByWater Solutions has a proven track record in the first-rate implementation and support services with library systems of all sizes for the Koha ILS, Aspen Discovery, Folio LSP, Coral ERM, and Libki PC Management.

Our highly ranked, comprehensive support is what sets our company apart from any other vendor in the industry. Partnering with ByWater Solutions not only lowers the cost of implementation and maintenance of OSS 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

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Jessica Zairo
Director of Library Sales & Outreach
ByWater Solutions