Connecticut’s Governor Malloy Signs E-Book Pricing Bill

July 27, 2013


Essex Library Association Director– and this year’s Connecticut Library Association President, Richard Conroy, (far right) attended Governor Malloy’s ceremonial signing of Bill HB 5614: An Act Concerning Ebooks…yesterday. The bill authorizes a study of the availability of electronic books to Connecticut public library users. It’s a step in the process of helping ebook publishers set fair prices for libraries who want to offer ebooks to their patrons. Also in attendance are Carl Antonucci–co-chair of the Connecticut Library Association Legislative Committee and Director of Central Connecticut State University Library (far Left),  and Connecticut State Librarian Ken Wiggin (second from left).