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Behind the Mic: A Beginner’s Guide to Podcasting

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Program Type:

Computers & Technology

Age Group:

Adults
This is the first event of a series.
Registration for this event is no longer open.
Allowed Ages: 16 and up

Program Description

Event Details

Start a podcast from the mic up in this 3-week series with ChimaeraCast podcast member Ryan Knott. We’ll cover the basics like how to structure your podcast and scripts plus topics like Patreon, creating merchandise, and handling collaborations. By the end you will be able to start your own podcast!

Participants will meet one day per week on Thursdays starting on June 16th in the evening. Each session will build upon the previous week's discussion topics. No equipment or editing software is required to participate.

Registration is encouraged, however not required. 

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Central Parking

Free library parking is available in Central's underground parking garage for two hours per visit. Parking around the library is metered at various costs from 9 a.m. - 9 p.m. Monday-Saturday.

Indoor Program

This program is hosted indoors.  Please observe social distancing and follow local COVID-19 safety mandates. Hand sanitizer will be provided and staff will do their best to ensure any shared materials are disinfected between use. This program is subject to COVID-19 safety protocol updates, including room capacity limits. Please check our website for updates.