Notary Service

The library offers free Notary services.

Call (847)223-5313 to confirm the availability of notary staff. We now have 6 notaries public, most part-time. Please call ahead to ensure that a notary is available to assist you.

In preparation to have a document notarized at the library:

  1. Bring current, valid identification issued by a state or federal agency that includes your photo and your signature. Examples of such ID include a current driver’s license, state ID card, U.S. Military ID, or U.S. Passport.
  2. Do not sign the document beforehand. You must sign the documents in front of the Notary. All people signing the document(s) must be present.
  3. We cannot notarize real estate documents pertaining to Cook County.
  4. We are unable to notarize government Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification

Notary Policy (PDF)