This is the 10th year of the program that picks a novel the whole community can read together.
Library Director Todd Dunkelberg say this year's selection is a popular one.
"This year's author is Eowyn Ivey an author and columnist from Alaska. She's written a novel called "Snow Child" and its based on a folk tale from Russia."
For the next three weeks, the library will hold free cultural programs, book discussions and art openings on the book.
The author, Eowyn Ivey will be in Bend on Friday May 3rd at the Tower Theater and Saturday May 4th at Ridgeview High School in Redmond.
The events are free and open to the public.