Library Automation

Scugog Public Library Goes Live on Koha with ByWater Solutions

ByWater Solutions, an open source community contributor and Canada’s forefront provider of Koha support, announced today that the Scugog Public Library, in Ontario, Canada is now live on Koha with ByWater Solutions! ByWater completed the transition of the library’s 45,000 plus holdings from VTLS and is providing ongoing support services to the library. Their customized OPAC can be viewed at:

Donna Bachowski, Educator at ByWater Solutions, recently shared the following about her onsite training with Scugog Public Library:

Get out! It's that easy? It's like Christmas!

About Scugog Public Library

VISION STATEMENT: Growing with our community to create a flexible environmentwhere we can all connect, learn, share and have fun.

MISSION STATEMENT: To provide excellent services in a responsive and equitable manner to enrich our community.


  • Lifelong Learning
  • Equitable Access
  • Community Engagement
  • Service Excellence
  • Innovation & Continuous Improvement

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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:

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Jessica Zairo
Marketing & Outreach Coordinator
ByWater Solutions

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