Here is a selection of print reference sources that you may find useful. Many of these encyclopedias are available in the compact shelving on the third floor. Most materials in the compact shelving are available for checkout.
Jane Austen lived a portion of her life in Bath, and the latter part of Persuasion, her final complete novel, is set in Bath. Above you see the fountain in the Pump Room where the society of Bath could partake of the waters while looking out at the Roman baths.