The library now offers notary services free of charge by appointment only for the residents of our community.
Customers seeking notarization must bring:
- Document(s) in need of notarization
- Valid photo identification such as a driver’s license, government-issued nondriver identification card, passport, or another form of government identification that is current, contains the signature or photograph of the individual, and is satisfactory to the notary.
- Any witnesses required. The library will not provide witnesses. Customers cannot ask library staff or library patrons to be a witness. If a witness is needed, the witness must be known by the individual seeking notary services and provide valid photo identification (listed above.)
The notary cannot notarize certain documents including but not limited to the following:
- Real Estate transactions
- I-9 forms
- Any documents requiring verification of facts
- Official documents such as vital records (birth and death certificates), U.S. Naturalization Certificates, any government-issued record that states it cannot be copied, or any record prohibited by law to copy or certify will not be permissible for the notary to issue a certified copy
- Any document or situation that raises uncertainty or does not seem authentic
- Documents not in English
Please be advised that the notary public is not an attorney licensed to practice law in this Commonwealth. The notary public is not allowed to draft legal records, give advice on legal matters, including immigration, or charge a fee for those activities.
Please fill out the form below to be contacted to set up a notary appointment, or call the library at 610-966-6864.