The Gisborne Genealogical Group encourages its members to participate in a variety of activities such as:
- the annual stock-take of books, fiche, maps and so on in the Family History Room;
- assisting people to undertake their family history research on Thursday afternoons in the Family History Room;
- assisting with routine tasks in the library;
- helping to organise trips, events, displays or catering;
- becoming an office-bearer or committee member.