About Us

Founded in 2010, the Left Bank Books Foundation is the 501c-3 arm of Left Bank Books. It receives he 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.

Meet The Board

Here is our awesome team.

Kimberly Rayford


Francie Futterman

Kimberly Kendle-Roberson

Kris Kleindienst

Terry Koch

Chuck Ramsay

Jarek Steele

Jessie Youngblood