The original library for what was then Lake Clifton High School burned to the ground in 1995. It was rebuilt in 1998 and re-opened in 1998 as a state-of-the-art facility. The library currently services  the REACH! Partnership School.
And yes, the library was built where a lake once existed.
 
This shows the campus when it was actually a lake. CREDIT:
 
Lightner, James K. “Lake Clifton.” Photograph. Baltimore County Public Library Legacy Web. 1964. 6 October 2009.
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