The stars turned out to make speeches and to cut the red ribbon.
SBCGS President Mary Hall opens the ceremonies on a bright, sunny day.
Jim Friestad thanks the 38 volunteers who worked more than 3000 hours to build the new book cases in the stack room.
First District County Supervisor Salud Carbajal with Grand Opening co-chair and SBCGS President-Elect, Bob Bason, enjoy the moment.
City of Santa Barbara Mayor, Helene Schneider, joins Salud and Bob in a light moment prior to using those big scissors on that red ribbon.
And finally, the SBCGS Board of Directors helps Mayor Helene Schneider cut that red ribbon, and we're off and researching in the new and renovated Sahyun Library!