"What on earth is going on?"
Associate Professor of Cognitive Science, Beloit College
Frequently Asked Questions
Why should I launch Books@Work in my workplace?
For many reasons! You can do Books@Work to improve team effectiveness, to build a better workplace culture, as part of a wellness initiative, or as a diversity & inclusion effort. But you can also do Books@Work just because. Find out more here.
I want to launch Books@Work in my workplace. What do I do?
Fill out our inquiry form with information about your company, your needs and what you hope to accomplish with Books@Work, and we’ll go from there.
How is Books@Work different from a book club?
Our programs are facilitated by a university professor and rooted in scientific learning principles. Readings are carefully chosen to foster high-quality connections. Read more here.
What do former participants and employers say about Books@Work?
How much does the program cost?
Up to $5000 for a full program, including books, professors and administration, pro-rated as appropriate. Find out more here.
How long is a typical program?
Most programs last three months with participants meeting weekly for one-hour sessions, although we can tailor the program to meet group needs. Find out more about the nuts-and-bolts of the program.
Can I try Books@Work before I commit to a full program?
We are happy to work with you to try out the program at a prorated rate. We recommend 2-3 pilot sessions to explore the program’s power and continuity. Contact us to design the right pilot for you.
I’m an employee. How do I get my workplace to do Books@Work?
Make a case for why Books@Work fits your organization’s objectives and culture. We will be happy to help. Find out more here.
I’m a professor. What does it take to facilitate a Books@Work program?
Why is Books@Work a nonprofit?
First and foremost, Books@Work is driven by a social mission to bridge educational divides – at work and in the community. Read more about our mission.