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Record My Story Room
The Colorado Springs North Family History Discovery Center's Record My Story Room is available for use to record your family's stories. The space is designed with audio and video technology. The private and comfortable furnishings provide a quiet, secluded area ideal for recording personal histories
All of our digital audio and video equipment is designed to make recording oral histories and interviews easy. Our qualified staff will provide all technical support for your recording session. Suggested options for recording histories: One person can record themselves reading or verbalizing their memories or histories. Two or more people can record a conversation or share memories with each other. One person can interview one or more others while recording their responses. While designed for 1 or 2, we can accommodate up to 5 individuals.
Tips for a successful session
The Record My Story Room will be available for one hour and fifteen minute sessions. Follow these five steps as you prepare for your session:
Step 1 – Record your appointment in your calendar
Step 2 – Tell other participants about the reservation
Step 3- Plan your story or interview (see links below for tips)
Step 4 – Get thumb drive or SD card (at least 2GB) to store the video file
The Record My Story Room is now available during normal operating hours. Reservations can be made online after checking the My Story Calendar
Note: This is a three step process:
Step 1. Click on the "Available" link for the date and time desired.
Step 2. Select the "Reserve Story Room" next to 'Description'.
Step 3. Fill in your name and contact information.
For online reservations, we will need 24 hours advance notice. If the time you request is available you will be notified by a phone or email confirmation. If the time is not available you will receive an email or phone call to help you select another time that is available.