Notary Services

The Des Moines Public Library offers free notary public services at all locations. If you would like to schedule a free notary appointment, please contact one of the following people at each of these locations:


Please remember - our notaries are not attorneys licensed to practice law in this state. They are not allowed to draft legal records, give advice on legal matters, including immigration, or charge a fee for those activities.”

You may also email our Reference Department with questions about our notary services ( or call us at (515) 283.4152