I started doing some research, and figured out that the most accessible library for me is in Sliver Spring. I decided to go visit today on the way home and get a card so I can start going though the catalog and figuring out which books to have sent to that branch. Apparently they lend out their magazines with the exception of the current issue, so I struck out on the Washingtonian again.
I like to listen to books on CD while I drive sometimes so while I was looking over their limited resources I hit the CD section. I found the coolest thing there. There is a company called The Teaching Company