Join us for The Schlow Library Go Club which will meet each Sunday from 1:45 - 4:45 PM in the Sun Room, starting now. Game sets are available at the referenceQuestions that you ask of library staff that require knowledge of the content of the collection or other resources such as those on the web. Sometimes you are referred to the answer, hence Reference. Reference can also refer to our reference materials that are often encyclopedic books that have many volumes and a concentrated number of facts and/or statistics. These materials usually have an overnight loan period so they are available in the library most of the time. desk.