At Bell High School Library, we’re proud to offer a unique educational experience designed to enhance intellectual growth and promote participatory engagement fueled by service, peace and love. 

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Vision: The Bell High School Library of the District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS) seeks to promote a culture of literacy and intellectual pursuits to enhance achievement and empower students, parents and educators to become life-long digital citizens and learners of all things knowledge. 

Mission: The mission of the Bell High School Library is to serve students, parents and educators with literary tools; allowing them to become effective users of information and their imagination.  The Bell library seeks to empower students to be ethical researchers, users of information and critical thinkers that seek to serve the world, as to make it a space of peace and love.


  • More than 9,000 books, audio-books, eBooks, and reference volumes.

  • Numerous periodicals, magazines, and newspapers in print and online formats.

  • A extensive world languages collection that supports the curricular and personal interests of our students and faculty. 

Students and faculty: To access our online catalog and databases​ and to view other library resources, please log into Follett Destiny.

By accessing our catalog, you can check on the status of your currently borrowed materials, renew materials, and place items on hold. To access your account, simply click “Login” and then sign in with your username and password.

  • Students - User: Student ID #   Password: mmddyy (of birthday)

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Virtual Library Hours
Monday- Thursday
9:30 AM- 5:30 PM



9:30 AM- 3:30 PM


Read. Learn. Teach and Give. Read. Learn. Teach and Give.


Christopher A. Stewart is a Washingtonian, education, homeless and youth advocate.  He graduated from Saint Mary’s College of Maryland with a degree in Political Science and, he received his Masters of Divinity and Masters of Theological Studies from Wesley Theological Seminary as a Missional fellow, with the following concentrations: poverty intervention/ prevention and, juvenile justice reform. Stewart graduated from Catholic University with a Masters in Library and Information Science with a focus in law.  


He has volunteered as a Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) and has served with the Washington Legal Clinic for the Homeless.  Stewart currently serves with the District of Columbia Public Schools, as a library media specialist. Prior to that, he served in academic and public libraries for 15 + years.  He has volunteered  in Ethiopia and Haiti, where he created curriculum for children and helped build a library in a tent city.  


Stewart and his partner have three children/ super heroes.  His mission is to promote literacy, end world poverty and empower all to seek peace and love.


3101 16th St NW
Washington, 20010

202-939-7700 Ext. 5118

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