I've copied this directly from Chris Arnold's post on Facebook
. He, I think, copied from the Haringey website
. I had no idea that this facility existed and have made no effort to verify it.
HORNSEY LIBRARY - DID YOU KNOW...the Community and Youth Music Library (CYM) is one of the UK's most important sources of sets of musical scores. A national treasure, the CYM is one of largest collections of music sets in the country. Owned by a charitable company, it was started over 100 years ago and is now located semi-permanently at Hornsey Library. Available for use by schools and amateur music groups, the stock covers standard orchestral and choral classical repertoire and a wide selection of concert-band music.
To access the catalogues just visit the CYM Library website
The CYM is free to Haringey library users. Open Tuesdays and Fridays, 11am to 6pm. Visitors by prior arrangement - Tel: 020 3602 5214