In the Moscow subway launched a virtual library




Moscow Metro launched in test mode, a virtual library, according to M24 . Books can be read online or downloaded for free from smartphones and tablets.


On urban subway stations placed 30 posters with QR-code, which lead to a special portal . It can be read or downloaded about 100 books, including works by Alexander Pushkin, Mikhail Lermontov, Gogol, Anton Chekhov, Mikhail Bulgakov and other writers. The texts are available in the following formats Epub, FB2, Adobe Acrobat and PDF.

Library until tested, so posters have only a few stations, including “Belarusian” Zamoskvoretskaya line, “Red Gate”, “Dinamo” and others.

Developed a virtual library of the company “Mikhailov and Partners.” As stated by its representatives, a set of books in the library can be changed. “The site has a feedback form, there you can write about what kind of book you would like to see in the library” – the company says.


Despite the fact that the free Wi-Fi in the subway works only in subway cars, posters hung on the stations themselves. To read the QR-code smartphone users need to install a special application that can be downloaded from the App Store or Google Play.

According to the deputy head of the Moscow subway Yuri Degtyarev, virtual library while working in test mode. Fully the project will work with approximately mid-October.

Earlier it was reported that the Moscow metro will develop its own instant messenger for smartphones .

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