Notary services are available by appointment. To schedule, please call the Staff Assistant 914-238-4779 (ext. 209).
Valid photo ID is required.
- The document must be in English.
Do not sign your document in advance. All documents must be signed in the presence of a notary. All other parts of your paperwork must be filled out prior to your appointment leaving only the signature and notary statement blank. Staff notaries will not notarize any document with blank spaces and are prohibited from helping you to prepare, complete or understand legal documents.
If the document requires a witness, you must provide your own witness at the time of notarization and may not solicit patrons using the library or library staff. Please make sure they bring valid photo ID.
Fee: $2 charge per notary which will be a donation to the Children’s Room.
- Notaries at the library cannot sign I-9 forms, birth certificates, photographs, incomplete documents or for an absent signer.
- Notaries cannot certify the authenticity of a document, or provide legal advice or counseling regarding documents.
(These are the typical hours but not guaranteed). We know there could sometimes be an emergency, if a notary is needed not during the allotted times, that could be considered on a case-by-case basis.
(Updated Jan. 2023)