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.
We’re open!! But we love putting together these care packages for you. Local delivery, US shipping.
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 you’ll get a big ol’ box of books based on your preferences. We’ll also include special unique gifts with your package. ORDER HERE
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!
March 11, 2020
Tim J Elliot
Nebula the Velvet Queen
Old Capitol Books, downtown Monterey
A Night of Poetry
Featuring Rachelle Escamilla & Hari Alluri (plus others!)
CANCELLED – Saturday 14 March 2020
7pm, $5 notaflofContinue reading “Hari Alluri & Rachelle Escamilla: A Night of Poetry at Old Capitol Books”
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, MontereyContinue 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!)”
Old Capitol Books invites you to NEPOTISM 4! A Night of Poetry. We’ll close up the shop, turn down the lights and bring together some of California’s “best” poets. Their work is amazing. They are my friends. I am not biased at all. Really.Continue reading “Nepotism 4: poetry and our own inflated egos”
This month, we’re lucky to have local philosopher Robert Kuhry facilitate our Theory & Philosophy Reading Group session on Søren Kierkegaard’s Concept of Anxiety.Continue reading “Theory & Philosophy Reading Group: Søren Kierkegaard”