The Echo Library has a number of programs on its schedule this month. They include:

• A class on how to use eBay, taught by Bob Jones, Milton-Freewater Librarian, on Saturday, June 11, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. The class is free.

• A program on meteorites, taught by Dick Pugh of Portland State University’s Cascadia Meteorite Lab. The program will be Wednesday, June 22, at 6:30  p.m. at City?Hall. Two more Oregon meteorites have been discovered as a result of Pugh’s programs. One was in Morrow County and one in Lakeview. Only six meteorites have been discovered in Oregon to date.

• Community in Bloom judges Alex Pearl and Berta Briggs will begin their tour of Echo on June 19. A reception and potluck hosted by the Garden Club and the City of Echo will be in the George (City) Park at 6 p.m. on Monday, June 20. Everyone is invited to attend and meet the judges. The main dish will be provided, just bring a side dish or dessert.

• The annual Echo Library Summer Reading Program will start  Monday, June 20, and run through August 8. Children will be provided a free book upon signing up for the program. Weekly craft and story times will be Fridays at 2 p.m.

• Do you have property damage caused by the Umatilla River or are you concerned about erosion of river banks? If  you live within the Umatilla River Water Control District #2, please share your concerns at a Town Hall Meeting on Thursday, June 30, at 6 p.m. at the Echo City Hall Community Center. Please bring any pictures of the area, past and present. For more information, email


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