Happy “Leap Day”! Did you ever wonder the reasoning behind leap years? Check out the Marvel Databases http://libraries.maine.edu/mainedatabases/ and click on the link for Britannica Online Public Library Edition and type in Leap Year in the search box. You’ll be presented with articles from Britannica’s online edition of their encyclopedia. You can find out that a leap year is a year containing one extra day in February, like today, February 29th. But wait, there’s more! The articles provide links to explain terms more fully, like year or Gregorian calendar. Check it out!