Bicentennial Learning Commons May 2023

Bicentennial Learning Commons

Fostering a love of learning
through an immersive sensory appreciation
for books is just the beginning.

Course Catalog

BLC at nightOne is just not enough …
The Lower School features the Book Nook;
the Middle & Upper Schools begin with
the Bicentennial Learning Commons on campus in the Curtis Building.

NYA is part of the Southern Maine Library District. As a member, we participate in Interlibrary Loan through the Portland Public Library. If there is a book or an article that you want that we don’t have, we can get it for you.

Take a tour of our Bicentennial Learning Commons space.


BLC Sign

NYA Bicentennial Learning Commons Egg Chair

The Bicentennial Learning Commons is open
Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

The Bicentennial Learning Commons, located in the Curtis Building, welcomes students in all grades. Completely renovated in the 2020, this versatile two-story modern space is set up for all types of learning, meeting, and studying. Information technology, online education, tutoring, collaboration, content creation, meeting, reading, and study can all take place simultaneously in this beautiful space.

Take a virtual tour here.