Old Capitol Books is collaborating with Close to Home Collective, which is working to bring literature and arts into your living room to help lower the number of people seeking entertainment out of their homes during the pandemic. (Seriously folks, stay inside.) Continue reading Close to Home Productions – Bringing Literature and Arts to your Living Room
Join poet and nonfiction author and workshop leader Patrice Vecchione for a writing burst of energy, a kickstart to your creative self.
Get the juices flowing! Continue reading My Shouting, Shattered, Whispering Voice: a writing workshop
Hello everyone! Thank you for your love and support over the years. We’re thinking of innovative ways to try to stay afloat during these extremely difficult times, but we know that without extra help Monterey’s Old Capitol Books won’t be able to be around much longer.
Though we can’t be open, we’d love to still help you bring wonderful books into your life. For the duration of the quarantine, Old Capitol Books will be offering Book Care Packages of either $15, $25, or $100.
$40 Banker Box of Surprise Books
What you get: A box of random books from one or two genres of your choice. A huge help as we work to quickly move the bookstore. ORDER HERE
$15 Book Care Package
What you get: One book personally selected by our experienced booksellers based on your preferences, plus a special, unique gift! ORDER HERE
$25 Book Care Package
What you get: Two books personally selected by our experienced booksellers based on your preferences, plus two special, unique gifts! ORDER HERE
$35 Books & Art Care Package
We’re teaming up with local artists to give you books and art! Each care package contains two books personally selected to your preferences, plus an original work of art by a local artist! ORDER HERE
$100 Book Care Package (Thank you Thank you Thank you!!)
What you get: For $100 we’ll personally select a rare, vintage, or deluxe book based on your preferences. We’ll also include special unique gifts with your package. ORDER HERE
Be ready to storm the bookstore once we re-open with your very own special ordered gift certificate! We’ll send it directly to you so you can come get your books as soon as the shelter-in-place is lifted.
Hello everyone. In line with recommendations made to curb the spread of COVID-19, Old Capitol Books is canceling all in-store events until the end of May. After that, we will reassess the situation. Thank you for your understanding. Stay safe!
A Night of Poetry
Featuring Rachelle Escamilla & Hari Alluri (plus others!)
CANCELLED – Saturday 14 March 2020
7pm, $5 notaflof Continue reading Hari Alluri & Rachelle Escamilla: A Night of Poetry at Old Capitol Books
The third Sunday of each month, the Monterey Anarchist Black Cross meets to send books and letters of support to political prisoners in US jails and prisons. Continue reading Monterey Anarchist Black Cross – political prisoner support
The Monterey Bay Poetry Consortium Presents:
William Minor & Lauren Crux
Sunday, March 8, 2:00 p.m., $5.00 Admission
Old Capitol Books, 559 Tyler Street, Monterey Continue reading The Monterey Bay Poetry Consortium: William Minor & Lauren Crux
Old Capitol Books is pleased to host another after hours event showcasing the best of Monterey’s new indie music. Continue reading Pythias Braswell, Leche Malo, and Roger the Rover (Live Music at the Bookstore!)