Shaquille O'Neal may be best known for breaking backboards, but the current TNT analyst has starred in movies and an Aaron Carter music video and is now a children's author.

The retired NBA 7-footer will be at LIVE from the New York Public Library to talk with LIVE director Paul Holdengraber about his children's book series "Little Shaq" and more on Monday, Oct. 5 at 7 p.m.

General admission tickets are $40 and available online at nypl.org/LIVE or by calling 1-888-71-TICKETS. Discounted tickets are available for students, seniors and friends of the NYPL.