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Balancing Act in Lyme

While waiting in line in front of the Converse Free Library in Lyme, Lyme School First grader Rider Hayes, in blue at left, reaches to steady fellow first grader Carter Guerin’s book as he tries to keep it balanced on his head yesterday. Classmates watching the revelry are (from left) Eva Simpson, Espen Hutchins, Justin Dickson, and Brooke Allen. (Valley News - Sarah Priestap)

While waiting in line in front of the Converse Free Library in Lyme, Lyme School First grader Rider Hayes, in blue at left, reaches to steady fellow first grader Carter Guerin’s book as he tries to keep it balanced on his head yesterday. Classmates watching the revelry are (from left) Eva Simpson, Espen Hutchins, Justin Dickson, and Brooke Allen. (Valley News - Sarah Priestap) Purchase photo reprints »

While waiting in line in front of the Converse Free Library in Lyme, Lyme School First grader Rider Hayes, in blue at left, reaches to steady fellow first grader Carter Guerin’s book as he tries to keep it balanced on his head yesterday. Classmates watching the revelry are (from left) Eva Simpson, Espen Hutchins, Justin Dickson, and Brooke Allen.Valley News — Sarah Priestap