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- Notary services are available Monday – Thursday from 9 A.M. – 4:30 P.M.
- After 4:30 P.M. or on weekends, customer should call ahead at (270)-442-2510 to ensure a notary is available as service.
- Notary services are offered at the library’s discretion and are not a primary or overriding library responsibility.
- Photo identification for all signers and witnesses is required. The following types of photo I.D. are acceptable if they are not expired:
- Valid driver’s license or identification card issued by a U. S. state
- United States Passport
- Other U. S. government-issued identification card that includes a picture and the signature of the person.
- All signers must be present at the time of the notarization.
- Witnesses will not be provided by the library nor may witnesses be obtained from general library customers. Witnesses must have personal knowledge of the individual requiring the notarization and witnesses must provide appropriate and valid photo identification.
- Documents presented must have the notarial certificate or “notary block” included.
- Notary service is limited to three (3) documents per person, per visit.
- Notary service is provided on a first-come, first-serve basis.
- Notaries will not provide service if the customer, document or circumstances of the request for notary service raise any issue of authenticity, ambiguity, doubt or uncertainty for the Library.
- The Library notary may, at his/her sole discretion, decline to provide notary service.
- The notary will only attest to documents signed in his/her presence.
- Notary service is not available for:
- Documents that require additional legal knowledge - these documents include but is not limited to wills, mortgages, codicils, protests, and depositions.
- Public record documents or photocopies of public record documents, including birth certificates, death certificates, and marriage licenses. Certified copies are only available by contacting the specific government entity issuing the document (secretary of state’s office, court of law, county clerk, or Bureau of Vital Statistics).
- Business documents or documents for any business organizations
- I9 (Employment Eligibility Verification) form