Archaeology of Mill Point at Lake Cootharaba

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19 May 2006  News in brief

Children's author shares literary secrets

Award winning children's author and illustrator Terry Denton will visit Caloundra Library as part of the Voices on the Coast Literary Festival.

The free talk, to be held in the children's book section of Caloundra Library on Wednesday May 31, promises to be entertaining and interesting as Mr Denton talks about his writing and drawing.

This is a rare opportunity for children and adults to meet an author and learn about the processes that go into producing a children's book.

For bookings contact Caloundra Library on 5491 1255.

Archaeologists dig local history

As part of National Archaeology Week, Maleny Library is hosting a free talk on the "Archaeology of Mill Point at Lake Cootharaba".

Steve Nichols and Karen Murphy, PhD students at Queensland University, will speak about their work at the site of the former timber town, which was established in 1869 and once employed up to 150 men.  Steve and Karen have been involved in the site, which is listed on the Queensland Heritage Register, since excavation began in 2003. The presentation will be held at 6.30pm on Wednesday, May 24. To book, phone Maleny Library on 54296222


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