Legally Reading: The Last Children of Mill Creek

Legally Reading


Please Join Our Libraries In Presenting:

Legally Reading: A Joint Book Discussion Group


The Last Children of Mill Creek

Our Next Selection is "The Last Children of Mill Creek.

Vivian Gibson grew up in Mill Creek Valley, a segregated working class neighborhood in St. Louis razed to build a highway in 1959. This book chronicles the everyday lived experiences of the author and her large family, growing up in the Mill Creek Valley.  The author will join us for our discussion. 

Remaining books and dates for 2020-21 are:


Tuesday October 13—Vivian Gibson “The Last Children of Mill Creek”--with special guest appearance by the author, Vivian Gibson


Tuesday December 8— David Grann “Killers of the Flower Moon:  The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI”


Tuesday February 9— Walter Johnson “The Broken Heart of America: St. Louis and the Violent History of the United States”


Tuesday April 13—Colson Whitehead “The Underground Railroad”


Tuesday June 8—Stephanie Land “Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay and a Mother’s Will to Survive”

The Legally Reading book club will meet virtually until further notice. Videoconference information will go out prior to each meeting to those who sign up.

For more information, contact Library Director Gail Wechsler at 314-622-4470 or gwechsler@llastl.org.