Download the Do-It-Yourself
Instruction Guide

The Do-It-Yourself Instruction Guide has everything you need to record your conversation, including:

  • Simple step-by-step instructions
  • Advice on choosing equipment
  • A list of favorite StoryCorps questions to ask

After you record your interview, please share your experience with us on the Wall of Listening.

Watch our DIY Video

Watch our DIY video to learn more about the process of interviewing a loved one. Share it with your interview partner to help them prepare.

More resources

Educators & Libraries

Bring the National Day of Listening to your classroom or library using the following resources, in addition to the Do-It-Yourself Instruction Guide:

Community Organizations

The National Day of Listening is an opportunity to serve your community by recording interviews in veteran’s hospitals, senior centers, homeless shelters, and other community centers.