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Notary Services

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Notary Services Policy 

(Adopted 6/2019) 

Harborfields Public Library employees who hold a valid New York State Notary license are available on-site to provide notary services to patrons who visit the library. 

Notary services are available to patrons who visit the library, subject to the following: 

  • Notary services are offered from 10am-4pm Monday-Friday. Appointments are recommended, but walk-ins are welcome, subject to the availability of on-site notaries. It is recommended that you call the library to confirm that the notary is in the building 
  • Any patron utilizing the library’s notary services must personally appear, present a valid New York State driver’s license or other government-issued photo identification and sign before the notary public. 
  • A patron is limited to 10 notarizations per day. A notarization consists of one signature and one stamp. 
  • The library does not charge for a notarization. 
  • The library’s notary service is not available for deeds, and other real estate documents (i.e. mortgages and satisfactions of mortgages), wills, living wills, trusts, codicils, powers of attorney or depositions. 
  • The library will not provide witnesses, and witnesses may not be solicited from other staff members or patrons using the library. In order to serve as a witness, the witness must personally know the person whose document is being notarized and must be in possession of valid New York State driver’s license or other government-issued photo identification. 
  • Documents in any language other than English will not be notarized at the library. 
  • Library notary publics are not attorneys licensed to practice law, and he/she may not give legal advice. 

In its discretion, the library reserves its right to decline to provide notary services to a patron. 

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