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Medium Backpacks

Medium backpacks combine plenty of storage space for gear with a smaller overall size. They fit high school and college students or adults with smaller frames, but still have room for a laptop, textbooks, file folders, and writing supplies. Packs feature designs and finishes that are at home in a professional office setting or a dorm room and have pockets and divided compartments that keep stored items organized. Explore the selection of backpacks, bags, and briefcases available at Staples® and find a medium backpack that meets your needs.

Medium Backpacks Carry Gear Comfortably
The padded shoulder straps and back panels featured on these products spread weight evenly, reducing fatigue when carrying heavy loads. Most bags also have divided compartments that prevent the load from shifting when the wearer moves. Breathable materials allow air to circulate, which helps keep the user cool. Many medium and large backpacks also have a padded top handle that offers an alternate way to carry the pack.

Organize Supplies With Medium Backpacks
Most packs have padded sleeves that hold laptops or tablets securely and protect delicate electronic components from impacts. One or more large compartments have space for bulky items such as books or files, and external mesh pockets keep water bottles within easy reach. Many models have organizers with multiple small pockets for accessories such as pens, sunglasses, calculators, or smartphones, and some have clips to secure keys.

Medium Backpacks Transport Equipment in Style
Backpacks are attractive as well as practical. They come in a broad range of patterns and colors. Bags in neutral hues are excellent options for business professionals or commuters, while colorful fabrics with bright patterns make it easy for students to identify their bags in the classroom. Some packs feature designs drawn from popular culture that are sure to appeal to sports or movie fans. Many products also have reflective panels that increase visibility after dark. They're ideal for students waiting at bus stops or travelers crossing unfamiliar streets or parking lots.

How Much Do Medium Backpacks Hold?
Most of these products have a capacity of 1,300 to 2,000 cubic inches, giving users plenty of room for textbooks, office supplies, or everything needed for a day trip. They also have laptops sleeves to accommodate devices with 15-inch screens. Backpacks carry gear without adding much weight. Many models weigh 2 pounds or less.

What Are The Advantages of Rolling Medium Backpacks?
While all these products have designs that are comfortable to wear, sometimes it's easier to push or pull a pack. Rolling bags have wheels that roll smoothly over hard floors or carpet and telescoping handles that provide excellent control over the load. Frequent travelers who face long lines at security checkpoints or ticket windows may prefer the maneuverability and convenience offered by a rolling bag. Rolling medium backpacks make a great addition to every student's school supplies list due to their convenience and organizational capabilities.

Are Medium Backpacks Durable?
Most packs feature sturdy high-denier polyester fabrics with water-resistant coatings that protect their contents from mishaps and inclement weather. Rugged zippers keep compartments securely closed when the wearer is on the move. Some models also have reinforced corners and seams that offer additional protection against rough handling. They're excellent options for travelers.
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Minecraft Backpack, Creeper Green (MNCR1002SGRN)
Item : 2119894 / Model : MNCR1002SGRN
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  • Overall Green Creeper print on durable polyester (online and in-store)
  • Overall Grey Miner print available via BOPIS (in-store only)
  • Features large main compartment with laptop sleeve
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Thule® Stravan Laptop Daypack, Dark Shadow
Item : 2072440 / Model : 3203395
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  • Water-resistant 500D nylon in dark shadow and black offers durability in a classic silhouette that's ready when you are
  • Base compression straps secure a jacket or yoga mat
  • Dimensions: 17.7"H x 12.4"W x 12"D
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Staples Newbury Quilted Backpack with Tassle, Navy (52415)
Item : 2605184 / Model : 52415
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  • Faux Leather
  • Color: Navy
  • Adjustable shoulder straps for added comfort
39.99 $39.99
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Minecraft Nether Portal Backpack, Purple (MNCR1015)
Item : 2581882 / Model : MNCR1015
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  • Polyester is both durable and weather resistant
  • Unibody/Contoured/Adjustable/Padded Moisture Wicking Shoulder Straps with Integrated Carry Handle
  • Overall Dimensions 17"H x 12"W x 6"D
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Case Logic® Backpack For 17" Laptop, Black
Item : 208730 / Model : CSLGVNB217
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  • Black
  • Fits up to 17" laptop
  • 12"(H) x 18"(W) x 8 1/2"(D)
38.69 $38.69
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Jansport Superbreak Backpack, 16.7" x 13" x 8.5", Blue Streak (JS00T5015CS)
Item : 1558079 / Model : JS00T5015CS
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  • One large main compartment
  • Padded shoulder straps and back panel protect your back against strain
  • 2/3 padded back panel for cushioning comfort
35.99 $35.99
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Staples Windsor Backpack, Black and White Floral Pattern (52426)
Item : 2605182 / Model : 52426
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  • Canvas material
  • White and black floral pattern
  • Multiple interior and exterior compartments
29.99 $29.99
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DC Comics Batman Backpack (B17BN31977-ST)
Item : 2581877 / Model : B17BN31977-STá
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  • Padded Back & Straps
  • 2 side mesh pockets
  • measures 16" x 12" x 5"
19.99 $19.99
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Vangoddy Germini 15.6" Laptop Backpack (Purple)
Item : 2435272 / Model : NBKLEA032
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  • Small front pocket dedicated for your phone
  • Fits 15.6" wide laptops
  • Lockable zipper design
19.99 $19.99
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Emojination Emotion Mania Backpack (B18EM37059-ST)
Item : 2581886 / Model : B18EM37059-STá
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  • Padded Back & Straps
  • rubber logo zipper pull
  • measures 16" x 12" x 5"
19.99 $19.99
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Staples Paxton 16" Backpack, Shark Pattern, 4.72"W x 16.14"H x 11.81"D (52395)
Item : 24275602 / Model : 52395
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  • 600-denier polyester
  • Adjustable padded shoulder straps to ensure comfort
  • Interior mesh compartments for organizing pens and small accessories
22.99 $22.99
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Vangoddy Germini 15.6" Laptop Backpack (Black)
Item : 2435268 / Model : NBKLEA031
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  • Small front pocket dedicated for your phone
  • Fits 15.6" wide laptops
  • Lockable zipper design
19.99 $19.99
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SumacLife Canvas Athletic Laptop Backpack (Green)
Item : 2435296 / Model : NBKLEA415
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  • Light weight and not bulky.
  • Fits up to 16" wide laptops
  • Padded adjustable shoulder straps
13.99 $13.99
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Accessory Innovations Powerpuff Girls Backpack
Item : 2581885 / Model : S17PG30427-ST
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  • PVC 3D foam filled character patches
  • Padded adjustable back straps
  • Side mesh pockets
19.99 $19.99
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Manhattan Portage Midnight Big Apple Backpack Medium Burgundy (1210-MDN BUR)
Item : 2118803 / Model : 1210-MDN BUR
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  • Color/Fabric Type: Burgundy / 90% Cotton 10% Poly Blend Midnight fabric
  • Backpack straps
  • Dimensions: 15.75''x11.75''x4.75"(W x H x D)
108.99 $108.99
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Staples Paxton 16" Backpack, Llamas Pattern, 4.72"W x 16.14"H x 11.81"D (52396)
Item : 24276131 / Model : 52396
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  • 600-denier polyester
  • Adjustable padded shoulder straps to ensure comfort
  • Interior mesh compartments for organizing pens and small accessories
22.99 $22.99
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Staples Newbury Quilted Backpack with Tassel, Black (51035)
Item : 2605185 / Model : 52414
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  • Faux Leather
  • Color: Black
  • Multiple interior compartments
39.99 $39.99
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Staples Paxton 16" Backpack, Sloth Pattern, 4.72"W x 16.14"H x 11.81"D (52398)
Item : 24276183 / Model : 52398
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  • 600-denier polyester
  • Adjustable padded shoulder straps to ensure comfort
  • Interior mesh compartments for organizing pens and small accessories
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Minecraft Block Backpack, Blue (MNCR1002B)
Item : 2596564 / Model : MNCR1002B
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  • Polyester is both durable and weather resistant
  • Unibody/Contoured/Adjustable/Padded Moisture Wicking Shoulder Straps with Integrated Carry Handle
  • Overall Dimensions 17"H x 12"W x 6"D
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Staples Newbury Rucksack Backpack with Studs, Black (52416)
Item : 2605191 / Model : 52416
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  • Black Faux Leather
  • Adjustable shoulder straps
  • Padded adjustable shoulder straps
39.99 $39.99
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High Sierra Mesh Freewheel Wheeled Backpack, 20.5" x 13.5", Black/Black
Item : 206737 / Model : 53991-1050
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  • Material: Mesh
  • Dimension: 20.5"H x 13.5"W x 8"D
  • Color: Black
61.39 $61.39
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Minecraft Sword Adventure Backpack, Miner Grey (MNCR1011)
Item : 2581880 / Model : MNCR1011
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  • Polyester is both durable and weather resistant
  • Unibody/Contoured/Adjustable/Padded Moisture Wicking Shoulder Straps with Integrated Carry Handle
  • Overall Dimensions 17"H x 12"W x 6"D
29.99 $29.99
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Accessory Innovations Power Rangers Backpack
Item : 2581872 / Model : B17PR32190-ST
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  • PVC 3D foam filled rangers patch
  • Padded adjustable back straps
  • Side mesh pockets
19.99 $19.99
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Lego Ninjago Wu Crew Backpack, 15" (DP0961-300NT)
Item : 2636674 / Model : DP0961-300NT
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  • Recyled Backpack: Made of CyclePET, a fabric produced from post-consumer plastic bottles.
  • Features your favorite Ninjago characters from the LEGO Ninjago movie!
  • Perfect for Back to School, sleepovers, travel or just every day use!
29.99 $29.99
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