Old Capitol Books - Monterey, CA

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Location & Hours

559 Tyler Street, Monterey, CA 93940

Mon - Sat 10am-6pm

Sunday 12pm-6pm

The Book Haven of Monterey California, now Old Capitol Books is Your Local Fine Used and Out Of Print Book Store. We stock a very wide selection of vintage books – 45,000+ titles. We have a special emphasis on California History & an extensive Military section, along with Children’s Illustratred and Art Books.



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NEPOTISM II - a night of poetry at OLD CAPITOL BOOKS 4/18/2014

Book Signing: H. Alan Day, Author of The Horse Lover

Book Signing: H. Alan Day, Author of The Horse Lover

H-Alan-DayOn May 18th at 3pm, head over to Old Capitol Books to meet Arizona author H. Alan Day talk about this most recent book, The Horse Lover.

Back in 2002, H. Alan Day and his sister, Sandra Day O’Connor, co-authored the NY Times bestselling memoir Lazy B: Growing Up On a Cattle Ranch in the American Southwest (Random House). Now Alan has written a new memoir with a foreword by Sandra titled The Horse…

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NEPOTISM II: a night of poetry

NEPOTISM II: a night of poetry

bannerBW-1April 18th, 2014: 7pm – Old Capitol Books invites you to NEPOTISMII! A Night of Poetry. On April 18th, we’ll close up the shop, turn down the lights and bring together some of Monterey’s “best” local poets. Their work is amazing. They are my friends. I am not biased at all. Really. (more…)

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Book Signing: Local author Susan Spano

Book Signing: Local author Susan Spano

cropped-rfp-header1On Friday April 25th at 5pm, come meet local author Susan Spano as she signs copies of her new book, French Ghosts, Russian Nights & American Outlaws: Souvenirs of a Professional Vagabond just published this month by Roaring Forties Press. (more…)

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New SciFi reading group!

Sunday May 4th, 2014: 8pm 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. 

New SciFi reading group!

Sunday May 4th, 2014: 8pm 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. 

Revolutionizing Education (Thinking Critically about Society Spring 2014 Seminar Series)

Revolutionizing Education (Thinking Critically about Society Spring 2014 Seminar Series)

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. (more…)

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Social Perceptions of Disability (Thinking Critically about Society Spring 2014 Seminar Series)

Social Perceptions of Disability (Thinking Critically about Society Spring 2014 Seminar Series)

SocialPerceptionsOfDisabilityWednesday April 9th, 6:30pm – Come join the second seminar in the series Thinking Critically about Society, “Social Perceptions of Disability.” (more…)

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What is Anarchism? (Thinking Critically about Society Spring 2014 Series)

What is Anarchism? (Thinking Critically about Society Spring 2014 Series)

EmmaGoldman Wednesday April 7th, 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. (more…)

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Book Signing: Gregory Orfalea - author of Journey to the Sun

Book Signing: Gregory Orfalea – author of Journey to the Sun

Journey to the Sun by Gregory OrfaleaOn 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. (more…)

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