The library is now offering notary services free of charge by appointment only for the residents of our community (Emmaus, Macungie borough, Upper Milford township) with the following guidelines:

Appointments are available every Thursday afternoon from 4-6 p.m. on the half-hour. Please call the library at 610-965-9284 to schedule your visit, indicating the type of notarization requested.

The person requesting notarization must personally appear before the Notary at the time of the notarization.

Valid photo identification is required, such as driver’s license, government issued non-driver ID card, passport or other form of government identification providing it is current and contains a signature or a photograph.

Documents that contain blank spaces should be filled out by the signer prior to notarization. An original signature of the person requesting the notarization is required. Only documents in English can be notarized at this time.

If a witness is needed, the witness must be known by the person requesting notarization and provide a valid photo identification as listed above. The library will not provide witnesses and witnesses may not be solicited from the library patrons or staff.

The Notary cannot notarize certain documents including but not limited to the following:

  • Real Estate transactions
  • Depositions
  • Deeds
  • Trusts & Wills
  • Copy Certifications of any records prohibited by law to copy or certify, or that states it cannot be copied (birth, death, marriage certificates).

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 legal advice on legal matters, including immigration, or charge a fee for those activities.