Mid-Day Monday Hoopla Book Club

Our digital book club meets the second Monday each month from 1:00 - 2:00 pm using Zoom.

To participate, you need a Hoopla account.  For more information on how to get one, see our Digital Content page


You can join the Zoom meeting using any Internet-connected device, a cell phone, or a land-line phone.  Instructions for joining the meeting are provided below.

Hoopla Book Club books are available as ebooks or audiobooks.


  1. Read or listen to the selected book of the month on Hoopla. 

  2. Choose a question from the discussion guide (see below) that appeals to you. 

  3. Join us online via Zoom at 1:00 pm on the second Monday of each month to discuss the book and share your thoughts about your chosen discussion question! 

Please note, any book club selections will be counted as part of your total borrows for the month.

If you have any questions, email book club leader Karen Woodworth at kwoodworth@parchmentlibrary.org.

For more information about the Hoopla Book Club, go to https://theclub.hoopladigital.com/


Monday, June 8, 2020, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

The Gown by Jennifer Robson
This book is a fictional account of two of the women who helped create one of the most famous wedding dresses of the twentieth century--Queen Elizabeth's wedding gown.

Book Club Resources: Hoopla offers several thoughtful handouts that you can download as pdfs.  Before you begin, we suggest that you read the introduction and the author interview.  As you're reading, be sure to take a look at the discussion guide and choose a question that appeals to you.  The "Book Club Companion" provides additional ideas related to the book's subject matter, including background music, cookbooks, embroidery books, and videos available on Hoopla.


The Gown - Introduction
The Gown - Discussion Guide
The Gown - Author Interview
The Gown - Book Club Companion
The Gown - Recommended Next Reads

How to join the Zoom Meeting
To join using an Internet-connected device, go to: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82079315944

Meeting ID: 820 7931 5944
Password: 314908

Next, choose how you will listen and speak during the meeting.  If your Internet device includes a microphone, select "Computer Audio."  If your Internet device does not include a microphone, or if you're using a land-line phone, select "Dial In" and dial one of the telephone numbers listed below. When prompted, enter the Meeting ID and Password.

Dial by your location (you may use any of these numbers)
        +1 646 876 9923 US (New York)
        +1 301 715 8592 US (Germantown)
        +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago)

 401 S Riverview Dr.  Parchment, MI 49004 

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