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875 W. Garden Ave    Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814    208.769.3355

North Idaho College's Molstead Library serves the students of NIC and community members 18 years and older of the five northern counties of Idaho (Benewah, Bonner, Boundary, Kootenai, and Shoshone). It is located near the entrance to the campus on the north side of Garden Avenue. Molstead is the only academic library in North Idaho.

Permit parking for students and staff is available on the north and east sides of the building. Guest parking is available on the west side of Hubbard Avenue or along Rosenberry Drive (guest parking permits available in the Sherman Building). For more parking information, please contact NIC Parking Services

Library Hours

Summer 2024 

SUNDAY              Closed

MONDAY             9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

TUESDAY              9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

WEDNESDAY       9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

THURSDAY           9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

FRIDAY                  9:00 AM – 2:30 PM


**Molstead Library will be closed on the following dates for Summer 2024**

  • Friday, May 10 - Friday, May 31
  • Monday, July 29 - Friday, August 16

Annual Hours + Closures

Looking for somewhere to study on Saturdays and Sundays?  Check out hours of our local public libraries!

Coeur d'Alene Public Library Hours

Hayden Public Library Hours

Post Falls Public Library Hours

Rathdrum Public Library Hours


Questions? Email Us!