St. George Utah FamilySearch Library/Story Recording Booths
|St George Utah FamilySearch Center|
|237 East 600 South|
St. George, Utah 84770
|Monday 9:00 am to 8:00 pm|
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 9:00 am to 9:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Everyone has a story. Let us help you record your story![edit | edit source]
The St. George FamilySearch Center has three story recording booths to assist you in recording your personal or family story. Two booths accommodate a single story teller and one booth accommodates a group or family.
Reserve a Story Booth by calling the St. George FamilySearch Center - 435-673-4591
HOW TO PREPARE BEFORE COMING TO RECORD YOUR STORY[edit | edit source]
Before coming to the Center to record your story, think about and write some notes about events in your life. This article may be helpful in giving you further suggestions: How to Prepare to Record Your Story
Always consider these questions: Who? What? When? Where? Why?
HOW DO I BEGIN[edit | edit source]
The front desk will give you an ipad. Use your FamilySearch Account to log into the ipad. You then dock the ipad with the recording booth docking station and a prepared video narrator will begin to walk you through various ways to begin your story recording.
Each individual story recording is restricted to a maximum of 10 minutes. However, you can continue to record 10-minute story segments until your scheduled time is up.
The pre-recorded narrator directed options for recording your story are: The Interview, Share an Image, and Pick a Story Idea.
The Interview[edit | edit source]
- When you select the “Be Interviewed” option, the narrator will ask you a series of questions about your life, your family memories, people you know and others questions. You simply answer these questions. Your responses and a video of you answering the questions is prepared and a link is sent to you. ???? how and when
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- Talking about a photograph image is a great way to spark a story and expand to other stories. You will be asked to send a picture to the interview via text messaging. Everyone in the group will be able to see the picture and answer some pre-recorded questions to get started. After about three questions you are on your own to talk about the picture and share a story thoughts that come to mind. Your story and a video of you sharing these memories will be sent to you as a link in an e-mail.
Pick a Story Idea[edit | edit source]
- If you don’t know where to begin, this is a great option. Several story ideas are presented such as, vacations, family sayings, engagement stories, and many more. You select one of the story ideas and a series of pre-recorded questions are presented for you to answer. Your story and a video of you sharing these memories will be sent to you as a link in an e-mail.
Everyone has a story. Record your story today to give to your posterity tomorrow![edit | edit source]
- Maintained by Elder Hales
- Last updated: 2/14/2020