Backpack Giveaway at the Library

Backpack Giveaway at the Library

For the third year, Plainfield Community School Corporation will give away backpacks and school supplies for free! The giveaway will take place on Friday, July 26, at three locations:

  • Gladden Farms Apartments, 10 a.m.
  • PGTPL, 1 p.m.
  • Franklin Park shelter house, 4 p.m.



How do I reserve a backpack?

There is no reservation system. All supplies will be distributed on a first come, first served basis. Colors may vary by location and availability.

Is there a limit of how many backpacks my family can take?

We ask that you take one backpack per child.

Do my children need to be present to get a backpack?

Children do not need to be present in order to receive a backpack and supplies.

How long will backpacks be available at the library?

Backpacks will be available beginning at 1 p.m. on Friday, July 26, until supplies run out.


For any other questions, please contact the Children’s Room at 317-838-3801 or Sabrina Kapp at PCSC. Thank you to the generous sponsors who made the 2019 backpack giveaway possible!

We are open at 50% occupancy. Check our Facebook page for our current hours of operation! Access our digital collections here. As always, if you have questions, send us an email!