About the SLO DIY Memory Lab
Do-it-yourself Memory Labs are spaces where the public can come in and use state-of-the-art and rare equipment provided by public libraries to work on personal archiving projects. The SLO Library Lab located on the 2nd floor, has available machines that digitize VHS and paper or photo documents to your USB flash drive or portable hard drive.
Using the Memory Lab
Attendance at an orientation, user agreements, and a current SLO County library card are required before scheduling a DIY work appointment. After attending an orientation, patrons can schedule their workday/time with the Adult Services Librarian.
The required forms are available below. These forms can be downloaded and printed so you can fill them out in advance, or you can request copies of these forms at the SLO Library.
- Memory Lab User Agreement- Español
- Memory Lab Use Policy- Español
- Memory Lab Policy Acknowledgement- Español
Public orientation dates can be found on the library's online calendar. Please use the event link below and register to attend:
The lab is located on the 2nd floor, of the SLO library. You will be introduced to the basics of VHS to MP4 digitalization, and Magazine or Photo scanning. Attendance at an orientation and use agreements are required before scheduling a DIY work appointment. Registration is preferred due to limited space.