January 18, 2022

Minnesota: Sound Recording Booth Opens Inside Rochester Public Library

From The Post-Bulletin:

It’s a sound booth now installed on the library’s main floor for use in recording, first and foremost, oral histories. But the booth can also be used in the future to record podcasts, poetry, readings and music. Or maybe you could just go in there and vent.

An oral history project in partnership with the History Center of Olmsted County will have first dibs on time in the booth. After that, said Kim Edson, head of Reader’s Services at the library, anyone is welcome to reserve time in the booth, probably starting later this month.


The sound booth, which measures 48 inches by 72 inches, can hold up to four people.

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