Old Capitol Books is officially back in business! And we’d love for your to come visit us. We had a great opening day, and we’re so glad that people stopped by to check out our newer, smaller bookstore.Continue reading Old Capitol Books is Back!
Hi! We’re so glad you’re considering visiting Old Capitol Books. Here is some information that might useful for visiting.
Parking: Accessible parking is located at the rear of the building at 499 Calle Principal. (See image below)Continue reading Accessibility information for visiting
Old Capitol Books is partnering with local artists to bring you beautiful, fun, and unique art during the shelter-in-place.
The Books and Art Care Package is specially curated to your individual tastes, and will include art from local artists! A great way to support our local art community and your local bookstore.Continue reading Old Capitol Books 2020 Featured Artists
August 14th, you’ll be able to see the beautiful and amazing talent of No Existo, Turiya Autry, and Chris Carr.
After the music and poetry, DJ Papacitx will take us through twilight with their curated nighttime tunes.
Zoom link available soon.
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.
$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