Recording Studio

Recording Studio 97

Description & Location

Record audio stories, podcasts, and music with our sound-protected recording studios. 

Located at Vernon Branch, Golden Branch, the Downtown Kelowna Library Branch, and the Westside Learning Lab


Getting Started

The Recording Studio is available for all ORL library cardholders to use.

You must first attend an orientation before you can reserve and use the studio independently. 

You must agree and adhere to ORL’s Makerspace Guidelines.

The computer in our studios do not retain files and all items will be erased at the end of the day. Please save your work to your personal storage device or to your personal online storage. 


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Reserve a Recording Studio

Browse and reserve our maker stations and tools

Online reservation is available for maker stations at the Westside Learning Lab, the Downtown Kelowna Branch, and the Vernon Branch. 

Please contact Golden Branch to book maker stations and tools at that location.


Equipment & Software Available 

One Rode NT1-A condenser microphone

Focusrite Scarlett 18i8 USB audio interface

Audio-Technica ATH-M20X headphones

M-Audio compact desktop reference monitors

Focusrite Control software

ProTools software

Audacity software


Help and Training

LinkedIn Learning for Libraries is available to all ORL library cardholders for learning video tutorials and self-guided online courses on audio engineering, creative technology and more. 

Check out this example of what you can create using our recording equipment, software, and Creative Commons audio! Listen to the ORL Podcast, Hard Cover, our four episode podcast about books, libraries, and librarians:


Policies & Guidelines

When using an ORL Makerspace, please follow these rules (PDFs):

To use an ORL Makerspace independently, all makers must:

  • Complete a Maker Waiver
  • Verify your identity to staff with valid library card and photo ID.

You'll need a library card to use our maker tools. Get a card.