Library Automation

The Grantsville City Library Goes Live on Koha with ByWater

ByWater Solutions, America’s forefront provider of Open Source library technology support, announced today that The Grantsville City Library of Grantsville, Utah is now live on Koha! ByWater completed the transition of the libraries' 37,000 plus holdings from the Symphony ILS and is providing ongoing support services to the library.

The libraries' customized Koha OPAC's can be viewed at

Donna Bachowski, Educator at ByWater Solutions, recently commented on the migration:

I was tremendously impressed with the dedication of the Grantsville Library staff. Throughout the training, they were focused on how to configure Koha to best serve the needs of their patrons. While the focus during training is the essentials of Koha, it was exciting to see them creating a “Future Enhancements” list of all those “wouldn’t it be great if we could…” ideas.

About The Grantsville City Library

In addition to thousands of great books, audiobooks and DVD’s, the Grantsville City Library offers a number of other features and services, including:

• Free Library Card for Grantsville Residents (low fee for non-residents)

• Free Public Internet Access

• Free Computer Access (6 Adult and 2 Children Workstations)

• Remote USU Classes

• Meeting Rooms

• Summer Reading Programs

• Comfortable Reading and Learning Atmosphere

• Kind and Courteous Staff


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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Marketing & Outreach Coordinator
ByWater Solutions

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