Family-owned and operated, GL group is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri and is the parent company for Booksource, Peaceable Kingdom, Turtleback Books, and Jaffe Book Solutions. At GL group we always strive to do the right thing. For our business, that means putting our people first. Our benefits and unique culture empower our employees at work and at home, fostering a family-friendly workplace where health, passion, and education are as important to us as the bottom line. As a result of our culture, we have continued to grow our business since 1974, providing exceptional service to our customers and vendors along the way. Booksource provides classroom libraries to the k-12 school markets along with resources to help educators. Peaceable Kingdom creates and sells cooperative games, cards and stickers designed to spark kids' imagination, Jaffe Book Solutions is a short run, on-demand book manufacturer, and Turtleback Books offers the largest and best selection of pre-bound books exclusively to wholesalers and re-sellers serving the library and school markets.
Becky French who works in Accounting, sits with her son Chase. Becky is one of the 34 parents who have participated in GL group's bring your baby to work program which allows new parents to bring their baby to work with them until the baby turns 6 months old.
Recent winners of the Sandy Vacation Award pose after the random drawing at the all company meeting. Sandy Vacation Award winners receive an all expense paid vacation for them and their family. 20 employees a year receive this WOW! Benefit.
Jen Patterson, HR Manager, helps makes smoothies during the Wellness Committee's Smoothie Day! GL group participates in many health and wellness programs throughout the year to encourage employees live a healthy and balance life.
Employees kick back during the annual company picnic which is held during the work week to give employees time to recharge and have fun with their peers.