Special interest groups bring together users with a shared interest or focus on a certain aspects of Koha. These groups are a great way to learn something new on a topic, hash out a workflow, or collaborate on developments.

koha-US is happy to offer mailing lists and online meeting space for those interested in participating in special interest groups.

To join an interest group, click “Join” to sign up for their mailing list and watch for meeting announcements.

Koha Topics


Group leader: Rhonda Kuiper

Module Focus: Acquisitions

Meetings: 3rd Tuesday of the month @ 9:00 am PT / Noon ET

Workspace: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1kEKJ-LUPuP9S_c5BklFhVJEz734usQ2J

Group leader: Heather Hernandez (she/her)

Module Focus: Cataloging

Meetings: 1st Thursday of the month @ 8:00 am PT / 11:00 am ET

Workspace: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1IUF_GpWSOw3k2_wehCqZfKbQLwfSFlyl

Group leader: Lauren Denny

Group leader: Jon Frederick

Module Focus: Online Patron Access Catalog (OPAC), Circulation, Patrons, User Services

Meetings: 2nd Thursday of the month @ 8:00 am PT / 11:00 am ET

Workspace: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1YJi_vE_tEL39V91YYbidXP4rF1EcSoY9



Group leader: Bob Bennhoff

Topics: Multi-branch installations

Meetings: 4th Thursday of every odd month @ 9:00 am PT / 12:00 pm ET

Workspace: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1qFD-5ZnbMus7U5n8V2UG-6fUuQN-nLrD


Group leader: Vacant

Topics: Configuring, populating, and maintaining the koha-US demonstration site; exploring uses for the demonstration site

Workspace: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1j_sZU1f9D5KbDDJlMMxBSlyBY3AgWC6U

If you are interested in leading this group, please email us at info@koha-us.org.

System Administration

Group leader: Andrew Fuerste-Henry

Module Focus: Administration, System Preferences, Reports

Meetings: 2nd Tuesday of the month @ 8:00 am PT / 11:00 am ET

Workspace: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/16wKTrNgobrrzijztHxHwd_fZQ8eeFaIe

Web Development

Group leader: Lucas Gass

Topics: Koha UX/Interface design, HTML/JQuery/CSS customization, Plugins

Meetings: 3rd Thursday of the month @ 10:00 am PT / 1:00 pm ET

Workspace: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1r4RViSglo7hAgxYQIN2T3G5mNvG3lxeo


Interested in a topic that’s not listed? Let us know at info@koha-us.org!