The free online library is making its way strongly among the people of Castile and León

Little by little, without haste but without pause, The free online library of Castilla y León continues to gain followers, And in the ten months that this platform has been in operation, it has already exceeded 5,000 users, thanks above all to the breadth, variety and quality of the services it also offers for free.

This space, called BiblioCyLemerged less than a year ago within the CyL Digital project to reinforce digital skills training for Castilian and Leonese people in addition to facilitating access to the latest trends in new technologies, something in which they have already invested more than 38,000 hours. at this time, according to sources from the Ministry of Mobility and Digital Transformation directed by María González Corral.

In these ten months The library has already lent more than 13,000 titles, among which stand out its offer of international best-sellers in innovative formats, whether e-books, audiobooks, magazines, podcasts or educational pills. They also have a great reception for other essential classics and other content that guarantees a complete and entertaining experience for users.

The contents cover a wide variety of themes, such as Artificial Intelligence (AI), cybersecurity, scientific dissemination, programming, office automation or soft skills, in addition to other current topics of great impact for society as a whole.

Great activity

Since the launch of the platform, a total of eight promotional campaigns through BiblioCyL Digital and the social networks of the Ministry of Mobility and Digital Transformation, highlighting key themes for the learning and skills development of users.

Similarly, six digital reading clubs have been launcheds focused on promoting the exchange of opinions on different key titles from the available reference list.

Likewise, from the platform A total of 14 online training courses have been given and nine in-person workshops, with the aim of instructing citizens about the use of the ecosystem and recommending content. These training sessions have been held openly for all Castilians and Leonese and have achieved mobilize more than 100 people in person already more than 500 attendees in the online training 'webinars'.

Next actions

BiblioCyL Digital continually renews its content and, therefore, will soon incorporate new publications on different topics such as knowledge about digital rights, education with screens or digital misinformation.

Likewise, Two new reading clubs will be launched where users will be able to discuss different titles through an online forum and share their opinions with other users, or new contests to encourage reading and digital learning by users.

To access BiblioCyL Digital, you only need to visit the BiblioCyL Digital website or download the 'BiblioCyL Digital' mobile application, available in the main mobile application stores, and create an account in CyL Digital if you do not have one previously.

Access is completely free and open to all citizens.