Wednesday August 6th, 2014 7pm: Love SciFi with a radical bent? So do we! Come join us as we sit down and discuss a work of literature during our monthly SciFi reading group. For our first meeting we’ll be reading Robert Heinlein’s Stranger in a Strange Land. Continue reading New SciFi reading group!
April 16th, 2014, 6:30pm-8pm: Discuss classic texts on alternative models of education and assess their relevance for creating liberatory forms of education in the 21st century. Part of the Thinking Critically about Society Seminar Series. Continue reading Revolutionizing Education (Thinking Critically about Society Spring 2014 Seminar Series)
Wednesday April 9th, 6:30pm – Come join the second seminar in the series Thinking Critically about Society, “Social Perceptions of Disability.” Continue reading Social Perceptions of Disability (Thinking Critically about Society Spring 2014 Seminar Series)
Wednesday April 2th, 6:30-8pm: Old Capitol Books, together with the Direct Action Monterey Network & the Monterey Community Education Project are reviving the Thinking Critically About Society Seminar Series, with a revival of some popular seminars from the past and a few new ones. Continue reading What is Anarchism? (Thinking Critically about Society Spring 2014 Series)
On April 6th, 2014 1pm come join us as we welcome Gregory Orfalea – winner of the Arab American Book Award and was a finalist for the Pen USA Prize – to Old Capitol Books when he comes around with his new book, Journey to the Sun: Junipero Serra’s Dream and the Founding of California. Continue reading Book Signing: Gregory Orfalea – author of Journey to the Sun
A great new review of Old Capitol Books – and lots of other wonderful bookshops in Monterey – in the SFGate. Click here to read it.
50% OFF SELECT CATEGORIES
Old Capitol Books is hankerin’ to thin out some categories of books so we are offering 50% off the following categories through June: Americana, Californiana, Art History, Art Technique, Civil War, Gardening, Landscaping, Maritime, Natural History and Natural Sciences, World History (includes U.S.), and Young Adult chapter books.
Old Capitol Books of Monterey California, is Your Local Fine Used and Out Of Print Book Store. We stock a wide selection of gently used books – 45,000+ titles. We have a special emphasis on California History & an extensive Military section, along with Children’s Illustrated Art Books, a plethora of Cook Books (4,000), and books on Religion, the Occult, Metaphysical and Philosophy. We have many more categories. We are a General Interest book store.