*Upcoming Events*



Sunday 24 June 2018, 2-4pm: Free Poetry Writing Workshop with Heather Flescher

Our free poetry writing workshop for all levels and abilities. Different local poets facilitate various writing exercises and guide through the exploration of different poetic techniques. Bring a poem to share or come ready to write your own! Free and open to everyone.


Friday 6 July 2018, 7pm: FIRST FRIDAYS – Homestead Review Launch Party!

First Fridays at Old Capitol Books – an occasional, not quite monthly night of poetry, music and art. For our July offering, we’re excited to have The Homestead Review launching their newest issue of their literary magazine. They will be joined by local artist Meheen Ruby, and musical performers Bedrooms.

Saturday 7 July 2018, 2pm: Michael Cole, The Mod Squad, signing copies of his new book I Played the White Guy

Now, for the first time, the star of The Mod Squad, Michael Cole, in a raw an unflinching memoir writes about his role as Peter Cochrane in the groundbreaking program. Michael Cole will be at Old Capitol Books Saturday 7 July at 2pm to sign copies of his memoir I Played the White Guy.

Sunday 8 July 2018, 2-4pm: Monterey Bay Poetry Consortium presents Jennifer Lagier & Andrena Zawinski

A monthly curated poetry reading organized by the Monterey Bay Poetry Consortium. This is a very popular event, so come early to ensure a seat!

Friday 13 July 2018, 7pm: Theory & Philosophy Reading Group 36: Levinas on Heidegger

We’re back at it again with reading some good ol’ yummy philosophy! This month, we’ll be reading Heidegger, Levinas, and a bit of Adriaan Peperzak (just to help us figure things out).

Saturday 14 July 2018, 4pm: Adventurer and storyteller, James Dorsey

James Dorsey, author of Baboons for Lunch, will be in Old Capitol Books telling stories of his travels, adventures, and the people he met along the way.

Sunday 15 July 2018, 7pm: Anarchist Black Cross – political prisoner letter writing

Our monthly letter writing night where we write letters to US political prisoners. We send them books, too!

Monday 23 July 2018, 7pm: A Night of Music with Bedrooms, Bad Joy, and Alex Ramirez

A night of groovy tunes, chill vibes, and new friends. ❤

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