The Left Bank Books Foundation is dedicated to literacy and the love of literature for all St. Louisans.
FOUNDED IN 2010, THE LEFT BANK BOOKS FOUNDATION IS THE 501C-3 ARM OF LEFT BANK BOOKS. IT RECEIVES THE MAJORITY OF ITS FUNDING FROM SMALL, INDIVIDUAL DONATIONS.  CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE FRIENDS OF LEFT BANK BOOKS, A MEMBERSHIP PROGRAM TO THE BOOKSTORE, SUPPORTS LITERARY EVENTS AND GENERAL EXPENSES. CONTRIBUTIONS TO RIVER CITY READERS SUPPORTS OUR PROGRAM THAT GIVES PERSONALIZED COPIES OF OUTSTANDING AND CULTURALLY RELEVANT BOOKS TO ST. LOUIS PUBLIC SCHOOL CHILDREN FOR THEIR PERSONAL LIBRARIES. RCR ALSO ARRANGES AUTHOR VISITS TO THEIR UNDER-RESOURCED CLASSROOMS AND CONTRIBUTES TO THE CLASSROOMS’ LIBRARIES.