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(s): Rhonda Kuiper

Module Focus: Acquisitions

Meetings: 3rd Tuesday of the month @ 11am – Noon CT (9 PT/10 MT/Noon ET)

View past meetings on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLV58VVGJH5V1_g0mCf8wvuUgVA9QDduqM


Group leader(s): Heather Hernandez

Module Focus: Cataloging

Meetings: 1st Thursday of the month @ 8am – 9am PT (9 MT/10 CT/11 ET)

View past meetings on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLV58VVGJH5V1wNHZqYpAfX7y1dU9eWTXq


Group leader(s): Bob Bennhoff

Topics: Multi-branch installations

Meetings: 4th Monday of even-numbered months @ 11am-Noon CT (9 PT/10 MT/Noon ET)

View past meetings on YouTube: //youtube.com/playlist?list=PLV58VVGJH5V2gTDM1lQLMgY876bnNkMvo


Group leader(s): John Sterbenz

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

System Administration

Group leader(s): Ed Veal

Module Focus: Administration, System Preferences, Reports

Meetings: 2nd Tuesday of the month @ 11am – Noon CT (9 PT/10 MT/Noon ET)

View past meetings on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLV58VVGJH5V1Tl1QlyxsPqzCH62OWimEw

User Services

Group leader(s): Daniel Gaghan

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

Meetings: 3rd Monday of the month @ 1pm – 2pm MT (Noon PT/2 CT/3 ET)

View past meetings on YouTube: //youtube.com/playlist?list=PLV58VVGJH5V3YYfEjx_mdn8hJSjiKQnNE

Web Development

Group leader(s): Lucas Gass

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

Meetings: 3rd Thursday of the month @ 10am – 11am PT (11 MT/12 CT/1 ET)

View past meetings on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLV58VVGJH5V30Vm3kMnn3HxusUhYOt-Tb

Off-topic / Leisure Groups

Book & Crafting Club

Group leader(s): Margaret Hade, Lisette Scheer

Get together with fellow Koha users to unwind and de-stress.

The group will pick a book to read then meet via Zoom to discuss, chat, and work on personal craft projects together.

More information and mailing list link to follow.



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